Erinyes

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Erinyes

(ērĭn`ē-ēz): see FuriesFuries
or Erinyes
, 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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Erinyes

(the Furies) angry and avenging deities who pursue evil-doers. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 347]
See: Anger

Erinyes

(Furies) three sisters who tormented those guilty of blood crimes, driving them mad. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 320]
See: Madness

Erinyes (Furies)

three sisters who pursue those guilty of blood crimes and drive them mad. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 320]
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But if anyone can pass, the Three Furies come closest.
De Lima, dubbed by INQUIRER editors as among the Three Furies along with Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and former Commission on Audit chair Grace Pulido Tan, warned Duterte and other toughie politicians that she would be a watchdog in the Senate.
There are the three Furies, De Lima, Morales, and Grace Tan, to hound them to the ends of the earth.