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Hubris

Excessive pride toward or defiance of the Gods.

Chronology

Events in the order of occurrence.

Titanic

Extremely large or strong.

Chronic

(An illness) persisting for a long time or constantly recurring.

Cyclopean

Detonating a type of ancient masonry made with massive irregular blocks; resembling a cyclops.

Chaotic

In a state of complete confusion and disorder.

Aetiological

The study of the causes of diseases.

Lethal

Deadly.

Protean

Tending or able to change frequently.

Tantalizing

Torment or tease.

Stygian

Very dark - relating to the river Styx

Lethargic

Sluggish and apathetic.

Erotic

Relating to sexual desire.

Mercurial

Subject to sudden and unpredictable changes of mood.

Aegis

The protection of a particular person- GOATSKIN SHIELD.

Jovial

Cheerful.

Martial

Warlike

Plutocrat

A person whose power derives from their wealth.

Vulcanization

Heating rubber in combination with sulfur.

Hypnosis

The induction of a state of consciousness in which a person apparently loses the power of voluntary action and is highly responsive to suggestion or direction.

Euthanasia

The painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma.

January

The month dedicated to Janus. Also first month of the year.

Janitor

A person employed as a caretaker of a building; a custodian.

Nemeais

A long-standing rival.

Syringe

A tube with a nozzle and piston or bulb for sucking in and ejecting liquid in a thin stream.

Nemesis

A long-standing rival.

Morphine

A pain medication of the opiate type which is found naturally in a number of plants and animals.

Somnolent

Sleepy or drowsy.

Iridescent

Showing luminous colors.

Somnambulist

Sleepwalker.

Hygiene

Practices to maintain health.

Panic

Uncontrollable fear or anxiety.

Labyrinthine

Irregular and twisting

Siren

Dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.

Apollonian

Relating to the rational, ordered, and self-disciplined aspects of human nature

Dionysian

Relating to the sensual, spontaneous, and emotional aspects of human nature.

Delphic

Relating to the ancient Greek oracle at Delphi.

Asteroid

A small rocky body orbiting the sun.

Stellar

Relating to stars.

Nebulous

Cloudy or hazy.

Herculean

Requiring great strength or effort.

Promethean

Relating to the characteristics of a semi-god that is rebelliously creative and innovative.

Pandemonium

Uproar.

Arachnid

Spiders

Hector

Trojan prince and the greatest fighter friend Troy.

Achilles' heel

A weakness in spite of overall strength.

Odyssey

One of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad.

Zeus

The sky and thunder god. The king of the Gods on Mount Olympus.

Hera

The goddess of women and marriage. The wife of Zeus.

Poseidon

God of the Sea and other waters.

Hades

God of the underworld.

Hestia

A virgin goddess of the hearth, architecture, and the right ordering of domesticity, the family, the home, and the state.

Demeter

The goddess of the harvest and agriculture, who presided over grains and the fertility of the earth.

Hermes

The messenger God.

Apollo

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