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

  Hellish \Hell"ish\, a.
     Of or pertaining to hell; like hell; infernal; malignant;
     wicked; detestable; diabolical. "Hellish hate." --Milton. --
     Hell"ish*ly, adv. -- Hell"ish*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: very unpleasant; "hellish weather"; "stop that god-awful
             racket" [syn: beastly, hellish, god-awful]
      2: extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting
         hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be
         cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical
         sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish
         despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war";
         "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces" [syn: demonic,
         diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal,
         satanic, unholy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  98 Moby Thesaurus words for "hellish":
     Acherontic, Draconian, Lethean, Mephistophelian, Plutonian,
     Plutonic, Stygian, Tartarean, anarchic, angry, animal,
     anthropophagous, atrocious, barbaric, barbarous, beastly, bestial,
     bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, blustering, blusterous,
     blustery, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, cannibalistic,
     chaotic, chthonian, chthonic, cruel, cruel-hearted, cursed,
     damnable, demoniac, demoniacal, demonic, demonish, demonlike,
     devil-like, devilish, diabolic, execrable, fell, feral, ferocious,
     fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, frantic, frenzied, furious, ghoulish,
     hellborn, infernal, infuriate, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, mad,
     mindless, murderous, ogreish, orgasmic, orgastic, pandemoniac,
     pandemonic, purgatorial, raging, ravening, raving, rip-roaring,
     ruthless, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage,
     sharkish, slavering, storming, stormy, subhuman, sulfurous,
     tempestuous, troublous, truculent, tumultuous, turbulent,
     unchristian, uncivilized, ungodly, unhuman, uproarious, vicious,
     wild, wolfish

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