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 for Infernal stone
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Infernal \In*fer"nal\, a. [F. infernal, L. infernalis, fr.
     infernus that which lies beneath, the lower. See Inferior.]
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     1. Of or pertaining to or suitable for the lower regions,
        inhabited, according to the ancients, by the dead;
        pertaining to Pluto's realm of the dead, the Tartarus of
        the ancients.
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              The Elysian fields, the infernal monarchy. --Garth.
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     2. Of or pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting, hell;
        suitable for hell, or to the character of the inhabitants
        of hell; hellish; diabolical; as, infernal spirits, or
        conduct.
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              The instruments or abettors in such infernal
              dealings.                             --Addison.
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     Infernal machine, a machine or apparatus maliciously
        designed to explode, and destroy life or property.
  
     Infernal+stone+({lapis+infernalis">Infernal stone ({lapis infernalis), lunar caustic;
        formerly so called. The name was also applied to caustic
        potash.
  
     Syn: Tartarean; Stygian; hellish; devilish; diabolical;
          satanic; fiendish; malicious.
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