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- 1. Siren, sea nymph
- usage: a sea nymph (part woman and part bird) supposed to lure sailors to destruction on the rocks where the nymphs lived; "Odysseus ordered his crew to plug their ears so they would not hear the Siren's fatal song"
- 2. enchantress, temptress, siren, Delilah, femme fatale, woman, adult female
- usage: a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
- 3. siren, alarm, alert, warning signal, alarum
- usage: a warning signal that is a loud wailing sound
- 4. siren, acoustic device, alarm, warning device, alarm system
- usage: an acoustic device producing a loud often wailing sound as a signal or warning
- 5. siren, salamander
- usage: eellike aquatic North American salamander with small forelimbs and no hind limbs; have permanent external gills
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