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cyclopean
vast, massive, rough; suggest of the cyclops, the race of one-eyed giants, descended from the Titans
thespian
dramatic; actor or actress
terpsichorean
pertaining to dance
stygian
dark and gloomy; hellish; infernal; inviolabe (same from profanation)
paen
any song of praise, joy, or triumph
Promethean
creative and boldy original
plutonian
pertaining to the planet Pluto or the underworld; grim and gloomy; harsh and unpleasing
myrmidon
a faithful follower who carries out orders without question
oracular
uttered or delivered as if divinely inspired or infallible; ambiguous or obsucre; portentous; ominous
Homeric
suggestive of Homer or his poetry; of heroic dimensions; grand; imposing
harpy
a shrewish woman; a predatory person
gorgon
a repulsively ugly or terrifying woman
calliope
a musical instrument fitted with steam whistles, played from a keyboard, and usually heard at ciruses and carnivals
argonaut
traveler; one who sailed with Jason on the Argo in search of the Golden Fleece
antean
possessed of superhuman strength with suggestions of earthiness
cartography
art or business of drawing or making charts or maps
wayfarer
a person who travels, especially from place to place on foot
landmark
any fixed object used to mark the boundary of a piece of land; any prominent feature of the landscape, serving to identify a particular locality; turning point in history
concierge
doorkeeper; caretaker; custodian; janitor
hustings
the route follwed by a campaigner for political office; an election platform; the proceedinngs at an election
portmanteau
a case or bag to carry clothing while traveling, especially a leather trunk or suitcase that opens into two halves
peripatetic
moving from palce to place; itinerant; one of the followers of Aristotle, whowalked about the lyceum while he was teaching
safari
a journey or hunting expedition, especially in East Africa; the caravan of such an expedidtion; a long, carefully planned trip, usually with a large entourage
tandem
a two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses harnessed one behind the other; a bicycle with 2 seats and sets of pedals placed one behind the other; a relationship b/t two persons or things involving cooperative action
trek
to travel by ox wagon; to travel slowly or laboriously
wanderlust
an impulse, longing, or urge to wander
antipodal
on the opposite side of the globe; diametrically opposite
traverse
to pass, move, or exten over or across; oppose; to survey or inspect carefully; to swivel or pivot; to move across a mountain slope in an oblique directiong; zig-zagging
hegira
any flight or journey to a more desirable or congenial place than where one is
transmigrate
to move from one habitation or country to another; in religion, to pass into some other body at death (of the soul)