Noun(1) a malicious woman with a fierce temper(2) (Greek mythology(3) any of various fruit bats of the genus Nyctimene distinguished by nostrils drawn out into diverging tubes(4) large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America
(1) The harpy woman shook her wings and let out a blood curdling cry from the depths of her throat, raising goose bumps on my arms.(2) The harpy , whose name was derived from the Greek word arpazo, ├ö├ç├┐to seize├ö├ç├û, was a monstrous female demon of insatiable hunger, known as temptress, seductress and tormenter of victims.(3) I feel like a heartless harpy for having these feelings, but ultimately, I feel stifled by him, nay even negated.(4) He is not alone in his depravity, however; his mistress is an opportunistic parvenu, and his wife is a merciless harpy .(5) I don't know about anyone else, but I find it a little hard to identify with a shrieking harpy .(6) Surely this wasn't the cold-hearted harpy that had spurned my affections.(7) From what we see, Clare has an intuitive sympathy with children, while Mrs Trevel, far from being a bearer of hidden wisdom, is actually a vengeful harpy .(8) In the old Greek stories harpies were agents of divine retribution unleashed on those who victimized others by violence.(9) Banished to the seventh circle of hell and turned into burning trees, Dante's suicides are fed upon by harpies for all eternity.(10) Hybrid creatures, such as sphinxes, harpies , sirens, griffons and centaurs, carved on Roman sarcophagi, candelabras, altars and temple friezes, were a direct source of artistic inspiration.
(1) harpy eagle :: aeto harpy
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We do not support the Sons of the Harpy.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 4
My Enchanted Troll bludgeons
your Screaming Harpy...
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 5
The Sons of the Harpy?
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 1
The Sons of the Harpy have a good story.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 5
I think the Sons of the Harpy
have stopped killing
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7
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