Fury

Fu"ry

, n.;
pl. Furies (#).
[L. furia, fr. furere to rage: cf. F. furie. Cf. Furor.] 1. Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm.
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Her wit began to be with a divine fury inspired.
Sir P. Sidney.
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2. Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence. "Fury of the wind." Shak.
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I do oppose my patience to his fury.
Shak.
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3. pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megra; the Erinyes or Eumenides.
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The Furies, they said, are attendants on justice, and if the sun in heaven should transgress his path would punish him.
Emerson.
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4. One of the Parc, or Fates, esp. Atropos. [R.]
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Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears,
And slits the thin-spun life.
Milton.
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5. A stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant.

Syn. -- Anger; indignation; resentment; wrath; ire; rage; vehemence; violence; fierceness; turbulence; madness; frenzy. See Anger.
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