erinyes erinyes


  • (n) (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals



  • "This Ann is straight from the school of the Erinyes (those avenging furies from Greek mythology), and I didn't believe for a second that she really loved the honorable, naive Chris," Brantley wrote.
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Ben Brantley Source: Reuters Canada

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /