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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Furies \Fu"ries\, n. pl. See Fury, 3. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fury \Fu"ry\, n.; pl. Furies. [L. furia, fr. furere to rage: cf. F. furie. Cf. Furor.] 1. Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm. [1913 Webster] Her wit began to be with a divine fury inspired. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence. "Fury of the wind." --Shak. [1913 Webster] I do oppose my patience to his fury. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Meg[ae]ra; the Erinyes or Eumenides. [1913 Webster] The Furies, they said, are attendants on justice, and if the sun in heaven should transgress his path would punish him. --Emerson. [1913 Webster] 4. One of the Parc[ae], or Fates, esp. Atropos. [R.] [1913 Webster] Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 5. A stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant. Syn: Anger; indignation; resentment; wrath; ire; rage; vehemence; violence; fierceness; turbulence; madness; frenzy. See Anger. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "Furies": Alecto, Fury, Megaera, Nemesis, Tisiphone, avenger, burning rage, furious rage, furor, fury, passion, rage, revanchist, tearing passion, the Erinyes, the Eumenides, the Furies, towering rage, vehemence, vindicator, violence