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Xanthippe

Synonyms for Xanthippe:

Sense 1

harpy.

old woman

hag.

vixen

shrew.

Usage examples for Xanthippe:

  • " But Xanthippic in its origin," returned Xanthippe. - "The Pursuit of the House-Boat", John Kendrick Bangs.
  • Almost as soon as the friends of Socrates enter the prison Xanthippe and her children are sent home in the care of one of Crito's servants. - "Phaedo The Last Hours Of Socrates", Plato.
  • On entering we found Socrates just released from chains, and Xanthippe, whom you know, sitting by him, and holding his child in her arms. - "Phaedo The Last Hours Of Socrates", Plato.

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