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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinfernoin‧fer‧no /ɪnˈfɜːnəʊ $ -ɜːrnoʊ/ noun (plural infernos) [countable]  1 FIREan extremely large and dangerous fire – used especially in news reportsraging/blazing inferno Within minutes, the house had become a raging inferno.see thesaurus at fire2 literary when someone has very strong feelings that are difficult to control She was desperately trying to calm the inferno raging within her.
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infernoHigh winds quickly turned the fire into a deadly inferno.Eleven homes and several businesses were destroyed in the inferno.He rushed back into the inferno to rescue his two-year-old sister, Cora, who had been trapped inside.raging/blazing infernoHe had a serious expression on his face and there were no signs that he had just escaped a raging inferno.Verily, the Academy is a raging inferno of inertia and glazed expressions.What they saw was a blazing inferno.
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