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A spiteful, violent woman.
- ‘But her tears did prove her human, proved she had a heart and feelings, that she was not the ferocious hellcat he'd once thought her to be.’
- ‘She's like that, the hellcat.’
- ‘I asked the guard out front if he'd had seen a pretty hellcat come by him.’
- ‘Yes, Christina is beginning to change into a hellcat!’
- ‘Mary bit his lip, turning into a hellcat, twisting and fighting his hold, trying to scratch his face.’
- ‘Their parents are just convinced they're hellcats.’
- ‘She's like a hellcat when she gets angry.’
- ‘You're a hellcat when it comes to kids - I should have known better.’
- ‘But now the little hellcat of the man's wife was struggling with him, and he tried to get her off without causing too much harm.’
- ‘She looked so peaceful when she slept yet she was hellcat when she was awake.’
- ‘She's obviously a hellcat but she's also a smart, funny and talented person.’
- ‘The door suddenly opened and the hellcat walked into the room, unceremoniously.’
- ‘‘Now hellcat, what would you like to drink,’ Billy questioned, once again donning his infamous grin as she carefully straightened her dress and fixed her hair.’
- ‘In short, my sister is a tomboy / hellcat.’
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