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Tisiphone(tĭsĭf`ənē): see FuriesFuries
, in Greek and Roman religion and mythology, three daughters of Mother Earth, conceived from the blood of Uranus, when Kronos castrated him. They were powerful divinities that personified conscience and punished crimes against kindred blood,
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one of the three Furies, vengeful deities who punish evil-doers. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 274]