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an imaginary deity with a violent temperament who featured in medieval mystery plays, represented as being worshiped by Muslims
Quarrelsome and scolding or censorious; shrewish

These bishops with their termagant wives throw the book at us and say believe because I demand belief and by God I will burn or hang and quarter you if you do not.

A quarrelsome, scolding woman

Easier divorce, equal pay for equal work as between men and women, no discrimination between the sexes in employment – these were her causes, and in promoting them she was no comic-strip feminist termagant, but reasonable, logical, and untiring.

violently abusive and quarrelsome
A violent, brawling woman
{a} turbulent, furious
{n} a scold
an imaginary deity with a violent temperament who featured in mediaevel mystery plays, represented as being worshipped by Muslims
scolding or shrewish
A boisterous, brawling, turbulent person; formerly applied to both sexes, now only to women
Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous; furious; quarrelsome; scolding
a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
He is represented in the ancient moralities, farces, and puppet shows as extremely vociferous and tumultous
{i} shrewish and quarrelsome woman
An imaginary being supposed by the Christians to be a Mohammedan deity or false god
plural of termagant



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    shrew, virago



    [ 't&r-m&-g&nt ] (noun.) From Old French Tervagant, from Italian Trivagante, interpreted as being from Latin tri- + vagari ‘wander’.

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