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Termagant

Ter´ma`gant
n.1.An imaginary being supposed by the Christians to be a Moslem deity or false god. He is represented in the ancient moralities, farces, and puppet shows as extremely vociferous and tumultous.
2.A boisterous, brawling, turbulent person; - formerly applied to both sexes, now only to women.
This terrible termagant, this Nero, this Pharaoh.
- Bale (1543).
The slave of an imperious and reckless termagant.
- Macaulay.
a.1.Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous; furious; quarrelsome; scolding.
A termagant, imperious, prodigal, profligate wench.
- Arbuthnot.
Noun1.termagant - a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
Synonyms: shrew
Jezebel, Mafioso, Xanthippe, Young Turk, amazon, battle-ax, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bitch, bitch-kitty, boisterous, bomber, brute, cat, common scold, demon, devil, disorderly, dragon, fiend, fire-eater, firebrand, fishwife, fury, goon, gorilla, grimalkin, gunsel, hag, hardnose, harpy, hell-raiser, hellcat, hellhag, hellhound, hellion, holy terror, hood, hoodlum, hothead, hotspur, incendiary, killer, limitable, mad dog, madcap, monster, mugger, ogress, rapist, raucous, revolutionary, rowdy, rowdyish, rumbustious, savage, scold, she-devil, she-wolf, shrew, siren, spitfire, terror, terrorist, tiger, tigress, tough, tough guy, tumultuous, ugly customer, unruly, violent, virago, vixen, wild beast, wildcat, witch, wolf
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