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catharsis
a cleansing of or release of emotions
repulse
driving back
swagger
bold strut
comprehensive
including all of the details
senile
mentally impaired
lithe
flexible and graceful
insolence
bold disrespect
waver
to doubt
transcends
goes beyond the limits of
deference
respect
malicious
mischievious
somberly
gloomily
piety
loyal devotion
vigil
the act of watching and guarding
transgress
disobey
calamity
great misfortune
recoils
draws back
difle
make dirty
sated
satisfied
wrath
anger
prologue
the exposition of the Greek tragedy which gives background and conflict
parados
first ode or choral song in a Greek tragedy chanted by the chorus as it enters the area in front of the stage
choragos
leader of the chorus
strophe
right to left
antistrophe
left to right
ode
each scene is followed by an ode
epode
final stanza of the ode
paean
hymn in praise of a god
exodos
the final or exit scene
verbal irony
what is said is opposite of what is meant
foil
character who serves as a contrast to another charcter
anachronism
event otr detail that is inappropriate for the time period
aphorism
short, wise, often clever saying
anarchy
the condition of a society without government
prophet
you know what that is
sentry
a soldier standing guard
folly
lack of good sense or normal prudence and foresight
fate
power beyond all human control
woe
deep suffering
decree
and order usually having the force of law