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Appease
-verb; to sooth, calm someone’s fears and angers,
-ex. mom is stressed because you didn’t clean your room, then you go and clean it
Arrogance
-noun; self importance, egotist, overbearing pride,
-ex. oddysseus, lets out arrogance, he gets in trouble from the cyclops
Benign
-adj; harmless, gentle, kind dispositon (opposite menign)
Capricious
-adj; unpredictable, changes a lot,
-ex. gods are capricious at times
Contentious
-adj; likely to cause an argument, starts arguments, hard to get along with, picking fights,
Guileful
-adj; sly or cunning intelligence, plotting things, mysterious
Infamous
-adj; deserved public disgrace, known for bad things,
Insidious
-adj; a sly tricky trap, doing harm to someone in a subtle matter, mysterious, deceitful,
-mouse and a mouse trap
Insolence
-noun; insulting behavior, rude, sassy, disrespect for authority
Invoke
-verb; to call on a Muse, spirits, calls it forth, drawing out something that is alive
Libation
-noun; liquid offerings, like sacrificing,
-best of your wine sacrificed to the gods if you have a good year,
Lineage
- noun; line of descent from a patriarch, line to your ancestors,
Muse
- daughters of Zeus, 9 goddess have a field of human study, usually an art or a science,
Plunder
-verb; to rob, to take by force in war, Odysseus of Cicones,
Prodigious
-adj; very great, extraordinary, wonderful, Cyclops has prodigious strength
Profusion
-noun; a great abundance or a display, high number of things,
Prudent
adj; wise, well judged,
Remorse
-noun; guilt for doing a wrong doing, to someone else, regret,
-Odysseus and the Cyclops, yelling out his name
Restitution
noun; used with making
-give something for compensation for loss, reparations of war,
Supplication
-noun; a prayer, very good request, petitions,
Swaggering
-adj; pertaining to a boasting, and bragging by the walking;
-suitors of Penelope, disrespectful, arrogant