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Heaven and hell and life after death

Heaven

noun

the place where God is believed to live. Some people believe that good people go to Heaven when they die and bad people go to Hell

Hell

noun

in some religions, the place where bad people are sent to suffer for ever when they die. The place where good people are believed to go is called Heaven.

Paradise

noun

Heaven, the place where some people believe you go when you die if you have lived a good life

eternity

noun

the idea that a person’s soul lives for ever after they die

afterlife

noun

another life that some people believe begins after you die

the hereafter

noun

a life that some people believe you have after you die

the next life

an existence after death

infernal

adjective

relating to hell (=the place where bad people are sometimes believed to go when they die)

the (great) beyond

where some people believe people’s spirits go after they die

heavenly

adjective

relating to heaven

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