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(ɪˈrɪn ɪs)

n., pl. E•rin•y•es (ɪˈrɪn iˌiz)
any of the Furies.
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Neleus seized his goods and held them for a whole year, during which he was a close prisoner in the house of king Phylacus, and in much distress of mind both on account of the daughter of Neleus and because he was haunted by a great sorrow that dread Erinys had laid upon him.
His mother, grieving for the death of her brother, prayed the gods, and beat the earth with her hands, calling upon Hades and on awful Proserpine; she went down upon her knees and her bosom was wet with tears as she prayed that they would kill her son--and Erinys that walks in darkness and knows no ruth heard her from Erebus.
Similarly, Lieutenant-General Sir Cedric Delves and Major-General John Holmes, two retired former British DSOs (Director Special Operations), are correspondingly directors for Olive Group and Erinys.
A third London-based firm, Erinys, landed a PS90million contract to secure the country's oil fields, training 20,000 Iraqi guards to protect pipelines from sabotage.
In Iraq, the notion of 'private warriors' also explores a very different kind of contractor, where the private world of security teams work for firms such as Blackwater, Aegis and Erinys.
Erinys, a British private security firm, was given a $40m contract to guard the pipelines, and that led to a temporary improvement, buoying spirits in the CPA, but Bearpark said insurgents soon skirted around the new defences.
The 45-year-old was employed by security firm Erinys, serving with the United States Department of Defence protecting engineers and civilians.
Known as Swanny, Robert was a respected paratrooper before he went to work for Erinys, a global security company which looks after American VIPs for the US government.
Robert, 35, a former paratrooper from Comrie, near Perth, was typical of the recruits to the large British Private Security Company, Erinys.
governments have employed a host of "security" companies, such as Aegis, Blackwater, Control Risks Group, Erinys, Vinnell, and KBR.
firm: Erinys Iraq is seeking an injunction from the U.
After necking his Diet Styx and smacking his aflame lips he staggers up and grabs the mike, condemns the whole phalanstery to his performance poetry, some kitsch Ovidian thing Raytheon and Erinys, bathotelescopic beyond belief, literally, then some thinky retro poetical work in progress full of you soften and you harden, all that fashionable legless jackbooting of the abstract second person, inevitable prosodic botox as points de capiton, * inevitable hackneyed sex negativity * inevitable recusant lyrical I * " muzakological Coucher du Roy klaxon solo * " UNHCR Damascus budget s etc, until finally this hot white Cheng-scenester But I live in imperative sympathy with you.