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ambrosial
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; extremely delicious; excellent
adonis
very handsome young man
atlas
book of maps
draconian
cruel; harsh; severe; ironhanded
echolalia
automatic and immediate repetition of what others say
forum
any medium or place for open discussion and expression of ideas; a public meeting, a radio or TV discussion, editorial page, etc.
hector
bully; intimidate with threats; bluster
hermetic
airtight
thespian
pertaining to the drama or acting
martial
pertaining to war; warlike
narcissistic
in love with oneself; excessively fascinated and gratified by one’s own physical and mental qualities; egocentric
paean
song or hymn of praise, joy, or triumph
philippic
bitter denunciation; tirade
plutocratic
having great influence because of one’s wealth
odyssey
any long series of wanderings or travels
siren
dangerous, attractive woman; woman who sings sweetly; apparatus for sounding loud warnings
stentorian
very loud
aboard
on a ship, train, bus etc; on
amiss
in a missing-the-mark manner; wrong; imperfect; faulty
anon
soon; presently
asunder
in an apart position; apart
begrimed
covered with grime; made dirty
behest
command; order
behoove
be necessary; be proper for
belittle
cause to be or seem little or unimportant; disparage
beset
attack on all sides; surround
betimes
early
cumbersome
full of encumbrances; burdensome
foundling
infant found after being deserted by its unknown parents
noisome
offensive to the sense of smell; unwholesome
nowise
in no way; not at all
lissome
lithesome; nimble
starveling
one who is thin from lack of food
yearling
one who is one year old
bearish
like a bear; rough; tending to depress stock prices; expecting fall in stock prices
bullish
like a bull; obstinate; tending to cause rises in stock prices; expecting rise in stock prices
canine
of or pertaining to the dog family; designating one of the four pointed teeth next to the incisors
diabolical
cruel; wicked; fiendish
feline
of or pertaining to the cat family; sly; stealthy
feminine
denoting the opposite gender of masculine; having the features, qualities, and characteristics belonging to women
filial
of or befitting a daughter or son
fraternal
brotherly; having to do with a fraternal society
lupine
of or like a wolf; ravenous
masculine
denoting the opposite gender of female; having qualities appropriate to a man
motherly
motherly; inherited from or related to the mother’s side
puerile
foolish for a grown up to say or do
sanguinary
bloody
sheepish
like a sheep in timidity or stupidity; awkwardly bashful or embarrassed
vulpine
of or like a fox; crafty; cunning