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martial
pertaining to war; warlike
mentor
1. wise and trusted advisor
2. tutor; coach
mercurial
1. quick; vivacious; active; lively
2. inconstant; unstable; capricious; subject to rapid and unpredictable mood changes
myrmidon
obedient and unquestioning follower
narcissitic
in love with oneself; egocentric
nectar
something exceptionally delicious to drink
nemesis
1. due punishment for evil deeds
2. one who inflicts such punishment
odyssey
long series of wanderings or travels
Olympian
1. Majestic; godlike; lofty
2. having to do with the Olympic Games
paean
song or hymn of praise, joy ,or triumph
palladium
safeguard; protection
panic
sudden, overpowering terror, sometimes causing mass flight
phillipic
bitter denunciation; tirade
plutocratic
having great influence because of one's wealth
procustean
cruel or inflexible in enforcing conformity
protean
exceedingly variable; readily assuming different forms or shapes
Phyrric
ruinous; gained at too great a cost
saturnine
heavy; dull; sullen; gloomy; morose
siren
1. dangerous, attractive woman
2. woman who sings with bewitching sweetness
3. apparatus for sounding loud warnings
solon
legislator; wise lawgiver
Spartan
marked by simplicity and avoidance of comfort; marked by self-discipline, bravery, and ability to endure pain
stentorian
very loud
Stygian
infernal; especially dark; gloomy
tantalize
excite a hope but prevent its fulfillment; tease
terpsichorean
pertaining to dancing; dancer
thespian
pertaining to the drama or acting; actor
titanic
of enormous strength, size, or power