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synonyms for virago

  • amazon
  • beldame
  • fishwife
  • harpy
  • scold
  • shrew
  • termagant
  • vixen
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How to use virago in a sentence

Miser Farnham put out a lean hand and gripped the virago's wrist so tightly that she screamed with pain.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
"Shut up, and mind yore own business," answered the virago, swiftly turning the barrel of her weapon upon me.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
But it may have touched him that at that moment he was less than his companion and his virago wife.
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
Amazon, am′az-on, n. one of a fabled nation of female warriors: a masculine woman: a virago.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
If the messenger whom he had seen were really Catherine Seyton, what a masculine virago and termagant must she be!
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
If that virago-looking Hannah continue to reign in the kitchen, I shall be driven to live upon cream, or be famished!
THE HAUNTED ROOMA. L. O. E.
Father an officer in the duke's army, mother something of a virago, both very poor.
PIONEERS OF SCIENCEOLIVER LODGE
Virago and shrew as she was, she could not look at him as he lay there so death-like, without a feeling of compassion.
WATCH--WORK--WAITSARAH A. MYERS
In the field she fights like a virago; but her entrance thither was against the desire of the goddess, for it dooms her to die.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
The courage of a virago is no more than the daring of intoxication.
SELF-CONTROLMARY BRUNTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VIRAGO

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