Vocabulary: The Odyssey Chapters 5-10

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sojourn

noun/ verb
a temporary stay/ to stay as a temporary resident

mandate

noun/ verb
an authoritative command/ to make mandatory, to require

guile

noun
decietful cunning; duplicity

conjure

verb
to summon by or as if by invocation or incantation; to imagaine

malignant

adj
tending to produce death or deterioration

promontory

noun
a high point of land or rock projecting into a body

parcel

verb/ noun
to divide into parts, to distribute; a fragment, a portion

uncouth

adj
awkward and uncultivated in appearance, manner, or behavior

deference

noun
respect and esteem due to a superior or an elder

inquisitive

adj
given to examination or investigation; inclined to ask questions

dismay

verb/ noun
to cause to loose courage or resolution; to upset/ sudden loss of courage or resolution from alarm or fear

equity

noun
justice according to natural law or right; specifically freedom from bias or favoritism

abase

verb
to lower in rank, office, prestige, or esteem

abash

verb
to destroy the self-possession or self confidence of; to embarrass

languish

verb
to be or become feeble or weak; to become dispirited

contentious

adj
exhibiting an often perverse and wearisome tendency to quarrels and disputes

impertinence

noun
Irrelevance, inappropriateness; incivility

ponderous

adj
of very great weight; unwieldy or clumsey because of weight and size

affront

verb/ noun
to insult especially to the face by behavior or language/ a deliberate offence, insult

blithe

adj
of a happy lighthearted character or disposition, merry

formidable

adj
causing fear, dread, or apprehension; impressive

mutinous

adj
rebellious; unruly

profusion

noun
extravagance; great quantity: lavish display or supply

rouge

noun/ adjective
a dishonest or worthless person, scoundrel; a mischievous person/ corrupt, dishonest

melancholy

noun/ adj
depression of spirits, dejection/ dejected, depressed

detest

verb
to feel intense and often violent antipathy toward, to loathe

limpid

adj
clear and simple in style; absolutely serene and untroubled

foreboding

noun
an omen, prediction, or presentment especially of coming evil

amulet

noun
a charm often inscribed with a magic incantation or symbol to aid the wearer or protect against evil

regale

verb
to entertain sumptuously; to feast with delicacies

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