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hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

Definition of hell hath no fury like a woman scorned in English:

proverb A woman who has been rejected by a man can be ferociously angry and vindictive.
Example sentences
  • Another recipient, who also wished to remain anonymous, said: ‘On the basis that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, we can only guess the author must suspect her husband is being unfaithful and is very bitter.’
  • They say hell hath no fury like a woman scorned and, as Susan Flockhart discovered, cyberspace has become the preferred instrument of revenge
  • It's been said that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, so just imagine what kind of trouble you could find from an angry god.
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