1. (n.) A thief.

2. (n.) Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm.

3. (n.) Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence.

4. (n.) pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megaera; the Erinyes or Eumenides.

5. (n.) One of the Parcae, or Fates, esp. Atropos.

6. (n.) A stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant.

Alecto Jezebel Mafioso Megaera Nemesis Tartar Tisiphone Young Turk abandon acerbity acrimony agitation amok anger ardency ardor asperity attack battle-ax bear beast beldam berserk berserker bitch bitch-kitty bluster bomber brawl broil brouhaha brute burning rage cacophony cat chaos choler common scold commotion convulsion crank craze crosspatch delirium demon devil disturbance dragon ebullition ecstasy embroilment excitement fanaticism feist ferment ferocity fervency fervidness fervor fever fiend fierceness fire fire and fury fire-eater firebrand fishwife fit flap fomentation foofaraw frenzy fume furious rage furor furore fuss goon gorilla grimalkin grizzly bear grouch gunsel gusto hag hardnose heart heartiness heat hell-raiser hellcat hellhag hellhound hellion holy terror hood hoodlum hothead hotspur hubbub hysteria impassionedness impetuosity incendiary indignation infatuation intoxication ire killer liveliness mad mad dog madcap madness mania monster mugger murderous insanity orgasm orgy overambitiousness overanxiety overanxiousness overeagerness overenthusiasm overzealousness pandemonium paroxysm passion passionateness psychokinesia racket rage rancor rapist rapture ravishment relish revolutionary row ruckus rumpus savage savagery savor scold seizure she-devil she-wolf shrew siren sorehead soul spasm spirit spitfire storminess tearing passion tempestuousness termagant terror terrorist the Erinyes the Eumenides the Furies tiger tigress tough tough guy towering rage transport tumult tumultuousness turbulence turmoil ugly customer uproar upset vehemence verve violence violent virago vixen warmth warmth of feeling wild beast wildcat wildness witch wolf wrath zeal zealotism zealotry zealousness


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