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- noun One of the Furies.
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- proper noun One of the
Furies, Erinyes in Greek mythology, the cause of jealousy and envy, who punishes people who commit crimes, especially marital infidelity.
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- noun one of the three Furies
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He can't even straighten out his feelings about the nighttime visit " or was it just a dream " by the lady called Megaera, and now he is about to have visitors.
Monsieur Balzac very angry with Buchanan, for the same reason; nor will he by any means let us substitute Belzebub, Asmodeus, and Leviathan, in the room of Alecto, Tisiphone, and Megaera, which is, in his Opinion, perfect
"Megaera -" His voice is tentative, not the voice of the lightnings and thunders he has been.
Alecto is ready to annihilate us all in a fit of rage, Tisiphone will happily punish us with death for all of our misdeeds, and Megaera wants to shred us out of jealousy.
If the cup was half full for the older triplets, it was half empty for Alecto, Tisiphone, and Megaera.
Megaera regarded the small ambered bee in her hand.
Maybe he would return it to Megaera when he arrived.
Jack handed a thin cloth-covered book to Erec called Writings of Megaera.
Erec ordered a molten amber parfait in honor of Megaera and his bee, although it tasted more like honey than hot liquid rock on the ice cream.
Gods of the Junii, with this offering I ask you to summonTyche, Megaera, and Nemesis so that they may witness this curse.