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18 Cards in this Set

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retribution
something demanded in repayment – usually a punishment
suppliant
someone who asks in a humble or earnest way
cuckold
a man married to an unfaithful wife (ex. Agamemnon)
affliction
a cause of pain, suffering, and distress
gaffer
an old man
conspicuous
obvious
eloquence
persuasive, powerful, well-thought-out speaking
winnowing
blowing
abominable
detestable; loathsome
perdition
eternal damnation
precipitous
extremely steep as in cliffs or sharp rocks
injunction
a command; an order
minx
a young, flirtatious girl
ambrosia
the food of the gods and immortals; anything that tastes or smells delicious
vehemently
forcefully; intently; boldly
audacious
recklessly daring; bold
Nymph
any of a group of minor nature goddesses, represented as beautiful maidens living in rivers, mountains, trees, etc.
cudgel
club with rounded or bulbous head (to beat with a cudgel)