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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 furies
 [希.羅神] 復仇的三女神

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fu·ries n. pl. See Fury, 3.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fu·ry, n.; pl. Furies
 1. Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm.
    Her wit began to be with a divine fury inspired.   --Sir P. Sidney.
 2. Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence. Fury of the wind.”
    I do oppose my patience to his fury.   --Shak.
 3. pl. Greek Myth. The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megæra; the Erinyes or Eumenides.
    The Furies, they said, are attendants on justice, and if the sun in heaven should transgress his path would punish him.   --Emerson.
 4. One of the Parcæ, or Fates, esp. Atropos. [R.]
 Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears,
 And slits the thin-spun life.   --Milton.
 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.