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harpies

noun , plural of harpy

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1 a bad-tempered scolding woman
  • in fairy tales stepmothers are often portrayed as harpies who make the lives of their stepchildren miserable
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2 a person who habitually preys upon others
  • having just started to make it really big in the music business, he found himself surrounded by a flock of harpies greedy for a piece of the action
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prey (also preys)


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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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