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synonyms for erinyes

  • Beelzebub
  • Lucifer
  • Mephistopheles
  • Satan
  • adversary
  • dastard
  • djinn
  • fiend
  • genie
  • hellion
  • imp
  • monster
  • ogre
  • rogue
  • villain
  • Prince of Darkness
  • archfiend
  • beast
  • common enemy
  • diablo
  • dybbuk
  • enfant terrible
  • evil one
  • the Erinyes
  • the dickens

antonyms for erinyes

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  • angel
  • god
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How to use erinyes in a sentence

Her action is too capricious, as though the Erinyes selected for punishment only certain men and certain sins.
HOWARDS ENDE. M. FORSTER
Thus they were supposed to have borne away the daughters of King Pandareos to act as servants to the Erinyes.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROMEE.M. BERENS
The whole question is summarized in the ensuing debate between Orestes and the Erinyes.
THE ORIGIN OF THE FAMILY PRIVATE PROPERTY AND THE STATEFREDERICK ENGELS
The real name of the Furies was the “Erinyes,” which means the desperate madness of those whom the gods or fates have cursed.
GODS AND HEROESR. E. FRANCILLON
Beneath, at the north-eastern corner, is the cleft which formed the sanctuary of the Σεμναί, or Erinyes.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 7VARIOUS
The poet when he wrote like this saw the Erinyes with his own eyes, and he almost compels his readers to see them too.
ON THE SUBLIMELONGINUS
But Orestes was not yet relieved from the vengeance of the Erinyes.
THE CLASSIC MYTHS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE AND IN ART (2ND ED.) (1911)CHARLES MILLS GAYLEY
The Erinyes brought their accusation, and Orestes pleaded the command of the Delphic oracle as his excuse.
THE CLASSIC MYTHS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE AND IN ART (2ND ED.) (1911)CHARLES MILLS GAYLEY
The Erinyes or Eumenides are the deities whose business it is to punish, in hades, the crimes committed upon earth.
CHRISTIANITY AND GREEK PHILOSOPHYBENJAMIN FRANKLIN COCKER
But my father soon came to know, and cursed me bitterly, calling the dread Erinyes to witness.
THE ILIADHOMER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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