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Adonis
very handsome young man
aegis
sheild or protection
amazon
strong, bold woman
ambrosial
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
atlas
book of maps
auroral
pertaining to or resembling the dawn; radiant
bacchanalian
jovial or wild with drunkiness
Cassandra
one who prophesizes doom or disaster
chimerical
fantastic, unreal, impossible, absurd
Draconian
cruel, harsh, severe
echolalia
automatic and immediate repetition of what others say
Elysian
delightful, blissful, heavenly
eristic
prone to controversy, argumentative
fauna
animal life
flora
plant life
forum
place for open discussion and expression of ideas
hector
bully, intimidate with threats
herculean
very difficult, requiring great strength
hermatic
airtight, secret, obscure, magical, mysterious
iridescent
having colors like a rainbow
labyrinthine
full of confusing passageways
laconic
using words sparingly, concise
lethargic
unnaturally drowsy, sluggish, dull
Lucullan
sumptuous, luxurious
marathon
long-distance footrace of 26 miles, 385 yards
martial
pertaining to war, warlike
mentor
wise and trusted advisor
mercurial
quick, vivacious, active, lively
myrmidon
obedient and unquestioning follower
narcissistic
in love with oneself
nectar
something exceptionally delicious to drink
nemesis
due punishment for evil deeds
odyssey
long series of wandering or travels
Olympian
majestic, godlike
paean
song or hymn of praise, joy, or triumph
palladium
safeguard, protection
panic
sudden, overpowering terror, sometimes causing mass flight
philippic
bitter denunciation, tirade
plutocratic
having great influence because of one's wealth
procrustean
cruel or inflexible in enforcing conformity
protean
exceedingly variable, readily assuming different forms or shapes
Pyrrhic
ruinous, gained at too great a cost
saturnine
heavy, dull, sullen, gloomy, morose
siren
dangerous, attractive woman
solon
legislator, wise lawgiver
Spartan
marked by simplicity and acoidance of comfort, marked by self dicipline, bravery, ability to endure pain
stentorian
very loud
Stygian
infernal, especially dark, gloomy
tantalize
excite a hope but prevent its fulfillment
terpsichorean
pertaining to dancing
thesbian
pertaining to the drama or acting
titanic
of enormous strength, size, or power