fury


fury

noun

Definition of FURY

1
a bad-tempered scolding woman <tradition has it that Socrates' wife was such a fury that the philosopher's death sentence by the authorities was not an entirely unwelcome fate>
Synonyms battle-ax (or battle-axe), dragon lady, fury, harpy, harridan, termagant, virago, vixen
2
a state of wildly excited activity or emotion <the sudden appearance of the rock star whipped the crowd of onlookers into a fury of excitement>

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