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Speeders' dreads (6 letter answer)

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The answer SIRENS is uncommon, appearing about once every 450 puzzles.

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SIREN as a noun:

1. 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) = a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
3. a warning signal that is a loud wailing sound
4. an acoustic device producing a loud often wailing sound as a signal or warning
5. eellike aquatic North American salamander with small forelimbs and no hind limbs; have permanent external gills