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He gathered us around a 13 ft. tall stone columns w/ a big _____ on the top, and started telling us how it was a grave marker, a stele, to a girl about our age.
Sphinx
an ancient Egyptian image having the body of a lion and the head of a man, ram, or hawk
Sphinx
Instead of feet, Grover had ________hooves
cloven
the front part divided into two parts
cloven
Mr. Brunner, Percy's ex-latin teacher was a ______.
centaur
a greek myth creature half man and horse
centaur
Mr. D looked at the wine with a _____ suprise.
feigned
fake; to give a false appearance of
feigned
The landscape was dotted with buildings that look like ancient Greek architecture , an open-air ____, an ampitheather, a circular arena-excepth that they looked brand new , their white marble columns sparkling in the sun
pavilion
a large tent w/ a peaked or rounded top
pavilion
"Just the Lord of the dead and a few of his blood-thirstiest____."
minons
a person who obediently serves or works for a powerful person/organization
minions
Look at the statue of Prometheus in Rocke feller center, the Greek ________ of your gov. buildings in washington
facades
the face or front of a building
facades
"The ________. Half bull. Half man."
Minotaur
A monster with the body of a bull and the head of a man from greek myths
Minotaur
All the way into the city, I put up w/ Nancy Bobofit, the freckly, redheaded __________girl, hitting my best friend Grover in the back of the head with chunks of peanut butter- and -ketchup sandwich
kleptomaniac
a cont. abonormal desire to steal
kleptomaniac
But, no, the smell was one I remembered form kindergarden field trips to the petting zoo---_______ , like from wool.
lanolin
fatty coating of sheeps' wool esp. when purified for use in ointments and cosmetics
lanolin
"The summer _______ deadline."
solstice
the poin in the apparent path of the sun where it is farthest nort or south of the equator
solstice
The gods defeated their father ,sliced him to piedces with his own__________, and scattered his remains in Tartaros in the darkest part of the underworld.
scythe
a tool used that has a curved blade and a long curved handle
scythe
One of the current events we studied in ss class was the unusual # of small planes that had gone down in sudden___ in the Atlantic Ocean
squalls
a sudden violent wind oftenw/ rain/snow
squalls
And then there's the home of the gods, the _______ point of olympus
covergence
to move toward one point to another
convergence
"I'd been cooped up there so long, my __________ had fallen asleep."
fetlocks
a projection w./ a bunch of hair on the back of a horses legabove the hoof
fetlocks
a_____, hyperactive boy with a d+report card, kicked out of school for the 6th time in 6 years
dyslexic
a learning disability that is usually marked by problems in reading, spelling and writing
dyslexic
Something about the way she looked at the ______, as if she wanted to pulverize it
frieze
sculptured or ornamental band
frieze
"There are _______ who would trample you under hoof for such an insult!"
satyrs
a forest god believed by ancient Greeks to half ears and tail of a horse or goat and to enjoy rowdy pleasure
satyrs
He lifted her as she struggled, kick and ___________the air
pummeling
beat, pound
pummeling
"Now we have four for ____________."
pinochle
a card game played with 2 cards of each suit with 9 as the lowest
pinochle