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very handsome young man
adonis
shield or protection; auspices; sponsorship
aegis
tall, strong, masculine woman
amazon
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; extremely delicious; excellent
ambrosial
book of maps
atlas
pertaning to or resembling the dawn; rosy
auroral
jovial or wild with drunkennes
bacchanalian
one who prophesies doom or disaster; perssimist
cassandra
fantastic; unreal; impossible; absurd
chimerical
cruel; harsh;severe; ironhanded
draconian
automatic and immediate repetition (echoing) of what others say
echolalia
delightful; blissful; heavenly
elysian
prone to controversy; disputatious; argumentative
eristic
animal life; animals of a particular region or period
fuana
plant life; plants of a particular region or period
flora
any medium or place for open discussion and expression. editorial page, etc.
forum
brully; intimidate with threats; bluster
hector
very difficult; requiring the strength of Hercules
herculean
airtight
hermetic
having colors like the rainbow
iridescent
jolly; merry; god-humored
jovial
full of confusing passageways; intricate; complicated, like the Labyrinth
labyrinthine
using words sparingly; terse; concise
laconic
unnaturally drowsy; sluggish; dull
lethargic
sumptuous; luxurious
lucullan
1. long distance footrace of 26 miles 385 yards
2.endurance contest, as a dance marathon
marathon
pertaning to war; warlike
martial
1. wise and trusted advisor
2. tutor; coach
mentor
1. quick; vivacioius; active; lively
2. inconstant; unstable; capricious; subject to rapid and unpredictable mood changes
mercurial
obedient and unquestioning follower
myrmidon
in love with oneself; excesssively fascinated and gratified by one's own physical and mental qulities; egocentric
narcissistic
something exceptionally delicious to drink
nectar
1. due punishment for evil deeds
2. one who inflicts such punishment
nemesis
any long series of wanderings or travels
odyssey
1. majestic; godlike; lofty
2. having to do with the Olympic Games, an international athletic competition
Olympian
song or hymn of praise, joy, or triumph
paean
safeguard or protection
palladium
unreasoning, sudden fright that grips a multitude
panic
bitter denuciation; tirade
philippic
having great influence because of one's wealth
plutocratic
cruel or inflexible in enforcing conformity
procrutean
exceedingly variable; readily assuming diff forms or shapes
protean
ruious; gained at too great a cost
pyrrhic
heavy; dull; gloomy; morose
saturine
1. dangerous, attractive woman
2. a woman who sings sweetly
3. apparatus for sounding loud warnings
siren
legislator; wise lawgiver
solon
marked by self-discipline, bravery, ablility to endure pain, and avoidance of comfort
Spartan
infernal; especially dark; gloomy
Stygian
excite a hope but prevent its fullfillment; tease
tantalize
pertaining to dancing
terpsichorean
pertaining to the drama or acting
thespian
of enormous strength, size, or power
titanic