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hella

[hel-uh] /ˈhɛl ə/ Slang.
adverb
1.
very; extremely:
Those pictures were hella good.
adjective
2.
great in number, measure, or degree; many; much:
We all ate hella cake last night.
Origin of hella
1980-1985
First recorded in 1980-85; probably shortening of helluva
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  • In the interval hella walked past Anneliese and said out loud: "Traitress!!"

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  • Just before 12 hella and I were summoned to the head's room again.

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  • No one ever had a friend like hella, and she is so brave and clever.

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  • "You should never trust anyone," says hella, and she's perfectly right.

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  • Of course hella told the lieutenant that she was a colonel's daughter.

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  • If hella had not been absent to-day because of — —, she might have been able to whisper it to me.

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  • And hella said: "Yes, I'll give you one on the cheek which will burn."

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  • But in the afternoon hella nearly gave me away, quite unintentionally.

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  • No, I never should have thought that hella would prove to have been right in that matter.

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