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Furies

/ (ˈfjʊərɪz) /
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pl n singular Fury
classical myth the snake-haired goddesses of vengeance, usually three in number, who pursued unpunished criminalsAlso called: Erinyes, Eumenides
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Furies

In classical mythology, hideous female monsters who relentlessly pursued evildoers.

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