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shrew

noun

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a bad-tempered scolding woman
  • Rip Van Winkle went off into the mountains to escape his wife, a shrew who made his life miserable

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The first known use of shrew was before the 12th century

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“Shrew.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shrew. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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