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69 Cards in this Set

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Achilles' heel
single vulnerable spot
Adonis
extremely handsome young man
aegis
sponsorship or protection
amazon
powerful or masculine woman
atlas
a collection of maps
Cassandra
someone who warns of coming catastrope but is ignored
chimera
a foolish or idle fancy
Elysium
a blissful state of hapiness
Gorgon
a snaky haired woman so ugly as to petrify anyone who sees it
halcyon
calm, peaceful
herculean
very powerful
hydra
a persistent evil, one difficult to eradicate
nemesis
retribution, one who inflicts retribution
paean
a song of thanksgiving or praise
procrustean
forcing rigid conformity
stentorian
very loud
stygian
dark, gloomy
arcadian
simple, peaceful, rustic
croesus
a very rich man
phillipic
a bitter verbal attack
solecism
substandard use of language, a social blunder
sword of Damocles
a constantly threatening danger
sybarite
one devoted to luxury and pleasure
bibli-
book
canon-
rule
crypt-
secret, hidden
cycl-
wheel, circle
gloss-, glot-
tongue, language
icon-
image
mim-
to imitate
pyr-
fire
tom-
to cut
a-
without, not
amphi-
both, on both sides of, around
ana-
up, back, again
anti-
against, opposite
apo-
from, off
cata-
down, against, very
dia-
through, across
alg-
pain
bi-
life
chron-
time
demon-
spirit
ge-
earth
log-
word, speech, reasoning
ly-
to loosen
mne-
to remember
pan-
all, every
pod-
foot
the-
god
troph-
to nourish, grow
dys-
bad, disordered, difficult
ec-, ex-
out, out of
en-, em-, el-
in, into
endo-, ento-
within
epi-
upon, to, in addition to
eu-, ev-
good, well
exo-, ecto-
outside, external
agon-
struggle, contest
angel-
message, messenger-
centr-
center
dem-
people
gam-
marriage
hem-, em-
blood
hemer-
day
hod-, od-
road, way
stol-, stal-, stle-
to send, draw
taph-
tomb
thanat, thanas-
death