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Adonis
very handsome young man
-NOUN
aegis
shield or protection; auspices; sponsorship
-NOUN
amazon
tall, strong, blod woman
-NOUN
ambrosial
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; extremely delicious; excellent
-ADJ
atlas
book of maps
-NOUN
auroral
pertaining to or resembling the dawn; rosy; radiant
-ADJ
bacchanalian
jovial or wild with drunkeness
-ADJ
Cassandra
one who prophesies doom or disaster; pessimist
-NOUN
chimerical
fantastic; unreal; impossible; absurd
-ADJ
Draconian
cruel; harsh; severe; ironhanded
-ADJ
echolalia
automatic and immediate repetition (echoing) of what others say
-NOUN
Elysian
delightful; blissful; heavenly
-ADJ
eristic
prone to controversy; disputatious; argumentative
-ADJ
fauna
animal life; animals of a particular region or period
-NOUN
flora
plant life; plants of a particular region or period
-NOUN
forum
medium or place for open discussion and experession of ideas
-NOUN
to hector
to bully; to intimidate with threats; to blsuter
-VERB
herculean
very difficult; requiring the strength of Hercules
-ADJ
hermetic
airtight; secret; obscure; magical; mysterious
-ADJ
iridescent
having colors like the rainbow
-ADJ
jovial
jolly; merry; good-humored
-ADJ
labyrinthine
full of confusing passageways; intricate; complicated
-ADJ
laconic
using words sparingly; terse; concise
-ADJ
lethargic
unnaturally drowsy; sluggish; dull
-ADJ
Lucullan
sumptuous; luxurious
-ADJ
marathon
1. long-distance footrace of 26 miles 385 yards
2. endurance contest
-NOUN