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Titanic
huge or the titans children of uranus
cornucopia
an abundance, plenty/thanksgiving or horn of the goat that suckled zeus which broke off and become filled with fruit
phoenix
symbol of renewel
or
bird that rose from fire and ashes
Midas touch
ability to manage a lot of money
or
power to turn whatever he touched into gold
nemesis
an opponent/enemy
or
goddess of retribute, justice, or vengence
Olympian
an athlete
or
1 of the gods that reside on mt. olympus
jovial
jolly
or
reference to Zeus (jove)
typhoon
tropical cyclone in western pacific/indian oceans
or
monster with 100 heads thrown by seuz in tortarus (typhoon)
narcissist
excesse love or admiration for oneself
or
a boy who died because he was so obsessed with his beauty that he wouldn't get up and eat,etc.
chronic
continuosly
or
chronus- god of time
Achilles' heel
seemingly small but actually crucial weakness
or
a man who was mortal and his mother dipped him into liquid making him immortal but didn't get his heel which became his vulnerable spot
labryinth
intricate in structure
or
the maze which the miotaur was confined
volcano
opening in earth's crush through which molten lava ash and gases are ejected
or
vulcan- god of fire
calliope
musical instrument fitting with steam whistles and played from a keyboard
or
muse of epic poetry
herculean
unusual in size, power of difficulty
or
of or relating to hercules
chimerical
highly improbable
or
fire-breathing she monster with a lion's head and a goat's body
atlas
book of maps
or
a titan sentenced by zeus to hold up heaven forever
arachniphobia
fear of spiders
or
maiden who athena turned into a spider and sewed very well, spider webs
mercurial
quickness
or
relating to mercury
pandora's box
an unpredictable "can of worms" that releases many problems
or
our of curiousity pandora opened a box releasing all human ills, only hope remained in bottom of box
pandora's box
an unpredictable "can of worms" that releases many problems
or
our of curiousity pandora opened a box releasing all human ills, only hope remained in bottom of box
pandora's box
an unpredictable "can of worms" that releases many problems
or
our of curiousity pandora opened a box releasing all human ills, only hope remained in bottom of box