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

 fu·ry /ˈfjʊri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fu·ry n.  A thief. [Obs.]
    Have an eye to your plate, for there be furies.   --J. Fleteher.

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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman
           scorned"; "his face turned red with rage" [syn: rage,
      2: state of violent mental agitation [syn: craze, delirium,
          frenzy, hysteria]
      3: the property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's
         violence" [syn: ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, vehemence,
          violence, wildness]
      4: (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters
         (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals
         [syn: Eumenides, Erinyes]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    as attributed to God, is a figurative expression for dispensing
    afflictive judgments (Lev. 26:28; Job 20:23; Isa. 63:3; Jer.
    4:4; Ezek. 5:13; Dan. 9:16; Zech. 8:2).