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Adonis
very handsome young man
aegis
shield or protection; auspices; sponsorship
amazon
tall, strong, masculine woman
ambrosial
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; extremely delicious; excellent
atlas
book of maps
auroral
pertaining to or resembling the dawn; rosy
bacchanalian
jovial or wild with drunkenness
Draconian
cruel; harsh; severe
Elysian
delightful; blissful; heavenly
hector
bully; intimidate with threats; bluster
herculean
very difficult; requiring the strength of Hercules
iridescent
having colors like the rainbow
labyrinthine
full of confusing passageways; intricate; complicated, like the Labyrinth
laconic
using words sparingly; terse; concise
lethargic
unnaturally drowsy; sluggish; dull
martial
pertaining to war; warlike
mentor
1. wise and trusted adviser
2. athletic coach
mercurial
quick; vivacious; active; lively
nemesis
1. due punishment for evil deeds
2. one who inflicts such punishment
odyssey
any long series of wanderings or travels
panic
unreasoning, sudden fright that grips a multitude
Pyrrhic
ruinous; gained at too great a cost
siren
1. dangerous, attractive woman
2. a woman who sings sweetly
3. apparatus for sounding loud warnings
stentorian
very loud
Stygian
infernal; dark; gloomy
tantalize
excite a hope but prevent its fulfillment; tease
terpsichorean
pertaining to dancing
thespian
pertaining to the drama or acting
titanic
of enormous strength, size, or power