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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishharpyhar‧py /ˈhɑːpi $ ˈhɑːrpi/ noun (plural harpies) [countable]  1 literaryCRUEL a cruel woman2 Harpy
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harpyMcAllister wanted to go in and do something, anything, to stop such a harpy from hurting him.That was when, with a glass-cracking shriek, the harpy brought him down from behind.The harpies from Paris running the road houses which must inevitably multiply will be a worse scourge than the mosquitoes.
HarpyHarpya cruel creature in ancient Greek stories, with the head and upper body of a woman and the wings and feet of a bird harpy
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