noun Classical Mythology.
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Example sentences from the Web for alecto
He flies to the cave of Alecto, and drags out the fiend, commanding her to excite universal hostility against Napoleon.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 1 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Alecto is scornfully dismissed by Juno, who causes war to be formally declared (649-747).The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
Then Alecto hied her to the place where Ilus was hunting the beasts of the forest.Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
Well might those memories take each a voice to accuse them; well, from that hell, might rise the Alecto!Lucretia, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Their names (see l. 24) were Megaera, Alecto, and Tisiphone.Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer