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ADONIS
very handsome young man
AEGIS
shield or protection
AMAZON
tall, stong, masculine woman
AMBROSIAL
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell
ATLAS
book of maps
AURORAL
pertaining to or resembling the dawn
BACCHANALIAN
jovial or wild with drunkenness
CASSANDRA
one who prophesies doom or disaster
CHIMERICAL
fantastic; unrea; impossible; absurd
DRACONIAN
cruel; harsh; severe; ironhanded
ECHOLALIA
automatic and immediate repetition (echoing) of what other say
ELYSIAN
delightful; blissful; heavenly
ERISTIC
prone to controversey; disputatious; argumentative
FAUNA
animal life; animals of a particular region or period
FLORA
plant life; plants of a particular region or period
FORUM
any medium of place for open discussion and expression of ideas
HECTOR
bully; intimidate with threats; bluster
HERCULEAN
very difficult; requiring the strenght of Hercules
HERMECTIC
airtight
IRIDESCENT
having colors like the rainbow
JOVIAL
jolly; merry; good-humored
LABRINTHINE
full of confusing passageways; intricate; complicated, like the Labyrinth
LACONIC
using words sparingly; terse; concise
LETHARGIC
unnaturally drowsy; sluggish; dull
LUCULLAN
suptuous; luxurious
MARATHON
long-distance footrace of 26 miles 385 yards
MARTIAL
pertaining to war; warlike
MENTOR
wise and trusted adviser
MERCURIAL
quick; vivacious; active; lively
MYRMIDON
obedient and unquestioning follower
NARCISSISTIC
in love with oneself; excessively fascinated and gratified by one's own physical and mental qualities; egocentric
NECTAR
something exceptionally delicious to drink
NEMESIS
due punishment for evil deeds
ODYSSEY
any long series of wanderings or travels
OLYMPIAN
majestic; godlike; ofty
PAEAN
song or hymn of praise, joy, or triumph
PALLADIUM
safeguard or protection
PANIC
unreasoning, sudden fright that grips a multitude
PHYLIPIC
bitter denunciation; tirade
PLUTOCRATIC
having great influence because of one's welath
PROCRUSTEAN
cruel or inflexible in enforcing conformity
PROTEAN
exceedingly variable; readily assuming different forms or shapes
PYRRHIC
ruinous; gained at too great a cost
SATURININE
heavy; dull; gloomy; morose
SIREN
dangerous, attractive woman
SOLON
legislator; wise lawgiver
SPARTAN
marked by self-discipline, bravery, ability to endure pain, and avoidance of comfort
STENTORIAN
very loud
STYGLAN
infernal; especially dark; gloomy
TANTALIZE
excite a hope but prevent its fulfillment; tease
TERPSICHOREAN
pertaining to dancing
THESPIAN
pertaining to the drama or acting
TITANIC
of enormous strenght, size or power