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  • as inharpy
  • as invixen

synonyms for Xanthippe

  • hag
  • nag
  • shrew
  • virago
  • vixen
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How to use Xanthippe in a sentence

The return of Xanthippe and his children indicates that the philosopher is not 'made of oak or rock.'
PHAEDOPLATO
The monologue of Xanthippe—in which she gave her candid opinion of Socrates—was, in its way, and within its limits, a masterpiece.
FROM CAPETOWN TO LADYSMITHG. W. STEEVENS
Xanthippe by name, yclept also Iaia by way of jest, escapes from sorrow since her soul from the body flies.
THE COMMON PEOPLE OF ANCIENT ROMEFRANK FROST ABBOTT
A new Xanthippe, she severely tried my Socratic patience by reiterating that I was frittering away her dowry—her dowry!
THE CONFESSION OF A FOOLAUGUST STRINDBERG
Queen Elizabeth, attended by Ophelia and Xanthippe, was walking along the river-bank.
A HOUSE-BOAT ON THE STYXJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Xanthippe is not beloved, and I don't believe Parham will let her interfere with what he thinks best for the party.
THE MARRIAGE OF WILLIAM ASHEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
In what way has the fame of Socrates associated the name of Xanthippe with his own?
THE CHAUTAUQUAN, VOL. III, DECEMBER 1882THE CHAUTAUQUAN LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC CIRCLE
“I shall never yield to anything so undignified as seasickness, let me tell you that,” retorted Xanthippe.
THE PURSUIT OF THE HOUSE-BOATJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Xanthippe doubtless did live, and the character from time to time is repeated; but the rule, I think, is as I have said.
CASTLE RICHMONDANTHONY TROLLOPE
“And truthful beyond peradventure,” observed Xanthippe, as she reflected upon the words the captain had attributed to Socrates.
THE PURSUIT OF THE HOUSE-BOATJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO XANTHIPPE

  • Xanthippe
  • hag
  • nag
  • shrew
  • virago
  • vixen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.