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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishharridanhar‧ri‧dan /ˈhærɪdən/ noun [countable] old-fashioned  UNPLEASANTa bad-tempered unpleasant woman
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harridanSometimes she seemed such a gullible innocent, sometimes she was an infuriating harridan, sometimes a malevolent witch.I can be an old harridan but I try to be controlled.A doormat for that bullying old harridan to wipe her feet on.Approaching the lodging house it looks as if the old harridan has got a gang together to repel unwelcome boarders.He reached for the lamp a second time, feeling the bed shake as the harridan prepared to make her escape.With a roar, he turned on the harridans and flew at them, and the harridans were beset with physical chastisement.
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