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shrews

noun
plural of shrew

Synonyms of shrews

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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“Shrews.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shrews. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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