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synonyms for termagant

  • disruptive
  • fractious
  • raucous
  • rebellious
  • rowdy
  • unruly
  • boisterous
  • disobedient
  • drunk
  • indisciplined
  • intemperate
  • noisy
  • obstreperous
  • off-base
  • on-a-tear
  • out of line
  • out-of-order
  • refractory
  • riotous
  • stormy
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • turbulent
  • uncompliant
  • uncontrollable
  • ungovernable
  • unmanageable
  • wayward
See also synonyms for: termagants
  • boisterous
  • energetic
  • raucous
  • rowdy
  • unruly
  • loud
  • noisy
  • rough
  • rude
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • turbulent

antonyms for termagant

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  • calm
  • compliant
  • obedient
  • quiet
  • arranged
  • conforming
  • disciplined
  • manageable
  • neat
  • ordered
  • orderly
  • organized
  • systematized
  • trim
  • well-behaved
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            How to use termagant in a sentence

            Miss Gurney was not a beautiful woman at best, and her rage transformed her into a veritable termagant.
            IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
            Mary was placed in the charge of Shrewsbury and his termagant spouse, Bess of Hardwick.
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            If she be passionate, want of manners makes her termagant and a scold, which is much at one with lunatic.
            AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
            This was one of the rare occasions when the termagant was strangely chary about giving offence.
            COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
            Handsome Feilding at once proceeded to materialise his bargain, and at last the termagant was tamed.
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            As the termagant swore she could prove her words, Charles at once returned to the prude's apartments.
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            Charles, who was still strangely afraid of the terrible termagant, was at a loss for a plausible excuse for dismissing her.
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            The man quailed under the termagant's piercing eye, and trembled at the renewed curses.
            THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
            If the messenger whom he had seen were really Catherine Seyton, what a masculine virago and termagant must she be!
            THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
            Belleisle had a great deal of difficulty, keeping the Termagant back till things were ripe.
            HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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            WORDS RELATED TO TERMAGANT

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            • fishwife
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            • nag
            • scold
            • shrew
            • termagant
            • virago
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