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synonyms for termagant

  • boisterous
  • noisy
  • raucous
  • rowdy
  • unruly
  • rough
  • rude
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • turbulent
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antonyms for termagant

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  • calm
  • quiet
  • restrained
  • silent
  • introverted
  • meek
  • shy
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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.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
As the termagant swore she could prove her words, Charles at once returned to the prude's apartments.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
Charles, who was still strangely afraid of the terrible termagant, was at a loss for a plausible excuse for dismissing her.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
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

  • battleaxe
  • fishwife
  • fury
  • hag
  • harpy
  • harridan
  • nag
  • scold
  • shrew
  • termagant
  • virago
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