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Eumenides

[the good-tempered goddesses ]. A name given by the Greeks to the Furies, as it would have been ominous and bad policy to call them by their right name, Erinnyes.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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