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adonis (noun)
very handsome young man (from Adonis, handsome youth loved by Aphrodite, goddess of love)
aegis (noun)
shield or protection; auspices; sponsorship (from aegis, protective shild of Zeus, King of the Greek gods)
amazon (noun)
tall, strong, bold woman (from the Amazons, mythological race of women warriors0
ambrosial (adjective)
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; extremely delicious; excellent (from ambrosia, the literally "not mortal" food of the gods)
atlas (noun)
book of maps
auroral (adjective)
pertaining to or resembling the dawn; rosy; radiant
bacchanalian (adjective)
jovial or wild with drunkenness
cassandra (noun)
one who prophesies doom or disaster; pessimist
chimerical (adjective)
fantastic; unreal; impossible; absurb
draconian (adjective)
cruel; harsh; severe; ironhanded
echolalia (noun)
automatic and immediate repetition of what others say
Elysian (adjective)
delightful; blissful; heavenly
Eristic (adjective)
prone to controversy; disputatious; argumentive
fauna (noun)
animal life; animals of a particular region or period
flora (noun)
plant life; plants of a particular region or period