an avenging spirit or deity frequently evoked in Greek tragedy; a male Nemesis.
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How to use alastor in a sentence
He played Prof. alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody in three of the films.
I believe it is nearly as beautiful as the cavern in Shelley's 'alastor.'Mount Royal, Volume 1 of 3 | Mary Elizabeth Braddon
It is certain that Keats read and was impressed by alastor: doubtless he also read the Hymn.Life of John Keats | Sidney Colvin
Cicero says he meditated killing himself that he might become the alastor of Augustus, whom he hated.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 | The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
I have pointed out certain marked resemblances between alastor and Endymion, and it would be easy to extend the list.Oxford Lectures on Poetry | Andrew Cecil Bradley
It seems almost beyond doubt that the story of Cynthia and Endymion would not have taken this shape but for alastor.Oxford Lectures on Poetry | Andrew Cecil Bradley