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Adonis
very handsome young man
aegis
1) shield or protection
2) auspices or sponsorship
amazon
tall, strong, masculine woman
ambrosial
exceptionally pleasing to tast or smell; extremely delicious; excellent
atlas
book of maps
auroral
1) pertaining to or resembling the dawn
2) rosy
bacchanalian
jovial or wild with drunkeness
chimerical
fantastic; unreal; impossible; absurd
Draconian
cruel; harsh; severe
Elysian
delightful; blissful; heavently
hector
1) bully; intimidate with threats
2) bluster
Herculean
1) very difficult
2) having or requiring the strength of Hercules
hermetic
airtight
iridescent
having colors like the rainbow
jovial
jolly; merry; good-humored
layrinthine
1) full of confusing passageways; intricate
2) complicated like the Lybyrinth
laconic
using words sparingly; terse; concise
lethargic
unnaturally drowsy; sluggish; dull
Lucullan
sumptuous; luxorious
martial
pertaining to war; warlike
mentor
1) wise and trusted advisor
2) atheltic coach
mercurial
1) quick; vivacious
2) changeable
3) crafty
4) eloquent
myrmidon
obediant and unquestioning follower
nemesis
1) due punishment for evil deeds
2) one who inflicts such punishment
odyssey
any long seires of wanderings or travelings
paean
song or hymn of praise, joy, or triumph
palladium
safeguard or protection
panic
unreasoning, sudden fright that grips a multitude
philippic
bitter denunciation
plutocratic
having great influence because of one's wealth
procrustean
cruel or inflexible in enforcing conformity
protean
1) exceedingly variable
2) readily assuming different forms or shapes
pyrrhic
ruinous; gained at too great a cost
saturinine
heavy; dull; gloomy; morose
siren
1) dangerous attractive woman
2) a women who sings sweetly
3) apparatus for sounding loud warnings
solon
1) legislator
2) wise man
stentorian
very loud
stygian
infernal; dark; gloomy
tantalize
1) excite a hope but prevent its fulfillment
2) tease
terpsichorean
pertaining to dancing
thespian
pertaining to the drama or acting
titanic
of enormous strength, size, or power