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 for Eumenides
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eumenides \Eu*men"i*des\, n. pl. [L., from Gr. ? lit., gracious
     goddesses.] (Class. Myth.)
     A euphemistic name for the Furies of Erinyes.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters
           (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals
           [syn: Fury, Eumenides, Erinyes]

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