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perdition

1. Christianity
a. final and irrevocable spiritual ruin
b. this state as one that the wicked are said to be destined to endure for ever
2. another word for hell
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She carried her gossiping to such an extreme that nothing could be kept private--nothing could be done or said on earth but every body in perdition knew all about it before the sun went down.
Chillip, 'they are much disliked; and as they are very free in consigning everybody who dislikes them to perdition, we really have a good deal of perdition going on in our neighbourhood
But I rather judge it the kinder feelings of nature, which grieves that so goodly a form should be a vessel of perdition.
La Marine nationale a intercepte samedi soir quatre embarcations avec 43 migrants tunisiens clandestins a bord, en perdition a 90 km au large de Zarzis, a declare le colonel Belhassan Oueslati, porte parole du ministere de la Defense a l'agence TAP.
Duterte wants to save them from perdition, from growing up as another 'generation of haters.
There's no singular path to these horrors: each protagonist arrives at his own personal version of hell through a different doorway; and this is part of what makes the stories in Doors to Perdition so compelling.
James Jackson has established himself as a fine storyteller of this type of historical fiction with the likes of Blood Rock and Pilgrim, and Perdition keeps the standard flying high.
In Road To Perdition, of course, he played a ruthless mob hitman.
The Druze leader described the Hariri-led paralyzed state as being in a state of total perdition.
Road to Perdition is a multi-layered story dealing with families, the bond between fathers and sons, betrayal, loyalty and the search for redemption.
He also directed "Revolutionary Road" in 2008 and "Road to Perdition," in 2002.
Oscar-winning British director Sam Mendes, who worked with Newman on the 2002 film Road To Perdition, said: "Working with him was the highlight of my professional life.