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adonis
very handsome young man
ambrosial
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; extremely delicious; excellent
atlas
book of maps
draconian
cruel; harsh; severe; ironhanded
echolalia
automatic and immediate repetition of what others say
forum
any medium or place for open discussion or ideas- public meeting, radio or TV discussion, etc.
hector
bully, intemidate with threats, bluster
hermetic
airtight
Thespian
pertaining to drama or acting
Martial
pertaining to war; warlike
narcissistic
in love with oneself; fascinated with ones own physical and mental qualities; egocentric
paean
song or hymn of praise, joy, or triumph
philippic
bitter denunciation; tirade
plutocratic
having great influence because of one's wealth
odyssey
any long series of wanderings or travel
Siren
1. dangerous, attractive woman
2. a woman who sings sweetly
3. apparatus for sounding loud warnings
stentorian
very loud
Aboard
on a ship, train, bus, etc.
Amiss
in a missing the mark manner, wrong
Anon
soon, presently
Asunder
in an apart position, apart
Begrimed
cover with grime, make dirty
Behest
command, order
Behooved
be necessary for; proper for
Belittle
cause to be or seem little or unimportant; disparge
Beset
attack on all sides, surround
betimes
early
cumbersome
full of encumberances, burdensome
foundling
infant found after being deserted by its unknown parents
noisome
offesive to the sense of smell, unwholesome
nowise
in no way, not at all
lissome
lithesome, nimble
starveling
one who is thin from lack of food
yearling
one who is a year old
bearish
1. like a bear, rough
2. tending to depress stock prices
3. expecting a fall in stock prices
bullish
1. like a bull, obstinate
2. tending to cause rise in stock prices
3. expecting a rise in stock prices
canine
1. of or pertaining to the dog family
2. designating one of the four teeth next to the incisors
diabolic
very cruel, wicked, fiendish
feline
or or pertaining to the cat family; sly, stealthy
feminine
1. opposite gender of masculine
2. having features, qualities, characteristics relating to women
filial
of or pertaining to daughter or son, filial respect
fraternal
1. brother
2. society
lupine
or or like a wolf, ravenous
masculine
1. denoting the opposite gender of feminine
2. having qualities appropriate to a man
maternal
1. motherly
2. inherited from, related to the mother's side
puerile
foolish for a grownup to say or do
sanguinary
bloody
sheepish
1. like a sheep in timidity or stupidity
2. awk bashful of embarassed
vulpine
or or like a fox, crafty, cunning