termagant

as in shrew
a bad-tempered scolding woman when she finally met her grandmother, she couldn't believe the sweet old lady was the same woman she'd heard all her life described as a termagant

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“Termagant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/termagant. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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