Furies

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Furies \Fu"ries\, noun pl. See {Fury}, 3.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Fury \Fu"ry\, noun; pl. {Furies}. [L. furia, fr. furere to rage: cf. F. furie. Cf. {Furor}.]

1. Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm.

Her wit began to be with a divine fury inspired. --Sir P. Sidney.

2. Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence. "Fury of the wind." --Shak.

I do oppose my patience to his fury. --Shak.

3. pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Meg[ae]ra; the Erinyes or Eumenides.

The Furies, they said, are attendants on justice, and if the sun in heaven should transgress his path would punish him. --Emerson.

4. One of the Parc[ae], or Fates, esp. Atropos. [R.]

Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. --Milton.

5. A stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant.

Syn: Anger; indignation; resentment; wrath; ire; rage; vehemence; violence; fierceness; turbulence; madness; frenzy. See {Anger}.

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