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adonis
a very handsome young man
aegis
protection/support
amazon
aggressive woman
ambrosial
pleasing to taste/smell
atlas
`collection of maps
auroral
rosy/pink in hue; like the dawn
bacchanalian
ridiculous drunken merrymaking
chimerical
unreal; imaginary; visionary
draconian
rigorous; unusually severe or cruel
elysian
blissful; delightful; HEAVENLY
hector
to treat with insolence/ to bully/ torment
hermatic
air tight
iridescent
displays of color like those of the rainbow
labrynthine
complicated; tortorous
laconic
using few words; concise; TERSE
lethargic
sluggish; dull
lucullan
lavish, rich, luxorious
martial
war-like, PUGNACIOUS
mentor
trusted teacher
mercurial
quick, full of life, VIVACIOUS, changable
myrmidon
loyal follower, unquestioning
paean
song of joy/ triumph
palladium
safety/protection
philippic
bitter verbal attack; denunciation
plutocratic
wealth-influenced
procrustean
demanding compliance/conformity
protean
changable in shape/form (water)
pyrrhic
something gained, but at a great loss
saturnine
gloomy, MOROSE
siren
dangerously attractive woman
solon
wise law-giver
stentorian
very loud or powerful in sound
stygian
dark/gloomy/hellish
tantalize
to torment with, or as if with, the sight of something desired but out of reach; teasing by arousing expectations that are rpeatedlt disappointed
terpsichorean
pertaining to dancing