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Xanthippe

noun as in harpy

noun as in vixen

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Example Sentences

The return of Xanthippe and his children indicates that the philosopher is not 'made of oak or rock.'

The monologue of Xanthippe—in which she gave her candid opinion of Socrates—was, in its way, and within its limits, a masterpiece.

Xanthippe by name, yclept also Iaia by way of jest, escapes from sorrow since her soul from the body flies.

A new Xanthippe, she severely tried my Socratic patience by reiterating that I was frittering away her dowry—her dowry!

Queen Elizabeth, attended by Ophelia and Xanthippe, was walking along the river-bank.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Xanthippe, such as: hag, nag, shrew, virago, and vixen.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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