Sulphurous



adjective
1.
sulfurous (defs 1, 2).
2.
pertaining to the fires of hell; hellish or satanic.
3.
fiery or heated.
adjective
1.
Also sulphureous. of, relating to, or resembling sulphur: a sulphurous colour
2.
of or containing sulphur with an oxidation state of 4: sulphurous acid
3.
of or relating to hellfire
4.
hot-tempered

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