Fury

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin furia ("rage")

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Fury (plural Furies)

  1. (Roman mythology) Female personification of vengeance (Wikipedia).
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 6, The Younger Set[1]:
      “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, [] the speed-mad fugitives from the furies of ennui, the neurotic victims of mental cirrhosis, […]!”

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