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Eumenides

Greek, literally "the well-minded ones," a euphemism of the Erinys; see eu- "well, good;" second element from Greek menos "spirit, passion," from PIE *men-es-, suffixed form of root *men- (1) "to think."

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Definitions of Eumenides

Eumenides (n.)
(classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals;
Synonyms: Fury / Erinyes
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