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Condolences
(Noun) Expression of sympathy with a person who is suffering
Sorrow, misfortune, or grief.
Endeavor
(Verb) to exert oneself to do or effect something; make an
Effort; strive
Wrest
verb- forcibly pull (something) from a person's grasp.
Precipitous
adjective- dangerously high or steep, dramatic.
Medley
Noun: An often jumbled assortment; a mixture
Pious
Adjective: Having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations
Hinder
v. to cause delay, interruption, or difficulty in, prevent from doing
Draught
adj, It means a long or tall drink or the single act of drinking.
Hearth
(Noun) = the area in front of a fireplace.
Affray
(Noun) = an instance of group fighting that disturbs the peace in a public place.
Omission
noun something neglected, left out, or left undone
Syntax
noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
Despair
N, to lose all hopelessness, hopeless
Soporific
Adj, to cause sleep, characterized by sleep
Pestilential
ADJ: harmful or destructive (as to crops or livestock)
Succor
N Comfort or aid (as in to someone in despair or time of need)
Epithet
N a phrase describing a characteristic or aspect of a person or character
For example: Odysseus, the man of twists and turns.
Usurp
V: to take or assume by force (as in taking over a kingship or leadership position)
Suitor
N one who wished to marry another (usually a male who wishes to marry a woman), it can also mean a prospective buyer in business , but you will not be using that form of the word when we study The Odyssey.
Muse
N A source of inspiration or a woman, or force personified by a woman who is the source of creative thought or art.
(For example: The writer thanked his wife at the book publishing party for being his Muse during the long hours of work)