noun, plural in·fer·nos.
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As Curdin moves nearer to the inferno he hears a cry for help coming from inside the building.‘Mundaun’ offers the rare chance to smoke a pipe while talking to the severed head of a goat|Christopher Byrd|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
The box immediately melts into flames, leaving the body defenseless against the inferno.
Throw in a lame-duck President, wildly differing approaches by the states and a pervasive sense of quarantine fatigue, and the wildfire could easily become an inferno.The U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak Is Worse Than It’s Ever Been. Why Aren’t We Acting Like It?|Jamie Ducharme|November 19, 2020|Time
The infernos come on the heels of several of the most destructive and deadly fire seasons in California history.Yes, climate change is almost certainly fueling California’s massive fires|James Temple|August 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Those fire-fueled thunderstorms launched between 300,000 and 900,000 metric tons of smoke into the stratosphere, which was more than any seen from a previous inferno.Smoke from Australian fires rose higher into the ozone layer than ever before|Maria Temming|June 15, 2020|Science News
This is but a mere campfire compared to the potential inferno awaiting us.‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson|Cory Booker|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You go right straight into the inferno, and when you get older, you pull back.
The previous massive outrage inferno directed against a “fake” pro in the industry, before Zoe Quinn?It's Dangerous to Go Alone: Why Are Gamers So Angry?|Arthur Chu|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their captivity was a pretty big story for a while, but then came September, and the inferno of Lower Manhattan.The Right Didn’t Mind When Bush Paid a Ransom to Terrorists|Michael Tomasky|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now Paradise and the Inferno are understood philosophically as states of being, not places on a chart.
Coronado inwardly cursed himself for venturing into this inferno, the haunting place of devils in human shape.
It was such an abyss as no artist has ever hinted, excepting Doré in his picturings of Dante's "Inferno."
Under the steam cloud was an inferno, but it was only occasionally visible as the wind tore rents in the vapor.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
It seems hardly necessary to refer the reader to Dante, Inferno, xxxiii.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton
Thus to recall the witches' cauldron and the fires of the Inferno had an unfailing success as a stimulant to eloquence.Vie de Bohme|Orlo Williams