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  • noun Plural form of murderess.

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Examples

  • Still, unlike Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, the sexy Jazz-era murderesses from the estrogen-charged new movie Chicago, which Pederson and I have just watched, in all its immoral glory, Pederson has never actually killed anyone.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • Belva, it seemed, had just the right measure of contempt in her face to cow anybody, including unrepentant murderesses.

    'Girl of Murder City'

  • Sandra Bullock will become an Oscar Winning Actress, and will therefore only make long, ponderous films about domestic abuse or disabled people or fat murderesses or Afghanistan.

    Sandra Bullock Hasn’t Shut Up About Her Baby For Months

  • The two other female death-penalty cases at the time besides the three "Manson girls", also murderesses with very serious cases, were paroled eight or nine years later with little fanfare or outrage.

    John Waters: Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 1 of 5

  • Which path shall I take first, this or that, eager as I am to clutch those Trojan murderesses that have destroyed me?

    Hecuba

  • At last they wrought a fearful deed, worse than what had gone before; for they took their brooches and stabbed the pupils of my hapless eyes, making them gush with blood, and then fled through the chambers; up I sprang like a wild beast in pursuit of the shameless murderesses, searching along each wall with hunter's care, dealing buffets, spreading ruin.

    Hecuba

  • It was stunning to me the degree to which words connoting dread were used so often in the mainstream media -- ones that connoted castration, witchcraft, murderesses, nagging wives, controlling mothers, oedipal complexes, prostitution, etc.

    Caryl Rivers: "Women's Lib" Reborn?

  • Not to mention the occasional lunatics and child murderesses.

    dustbury.com » Score one for the girl next door

  • At last they wrought a fearful deed, worse than what had gone before; for they took their brooches and stabbed the pupils of my hapless eyes, making them gush with blood, and then fled through the chambers; up I sprang like a wild beast in pursuit of the shameless murderesses, searching along each wall with hunter's care, dealing buffets, spreading ruin.

    Hecuba

  • Which path shall I take first, this or that, eager as I am to clutch those Trojan murderesses that have destroyed me?

    Hecuba

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