Odyssey part 2 books 11-17

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myriad

a large indefinite number

succulent

tender,juicy,tasty

plight

a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one

jolted

bumped or shaken jerkily

languishes

becomes weak or feeble

derision

scoffing at, mockery, ridicule

accusation

an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

shroud

burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped

unravel

become undone

recognition

coming to understand something clearly and distinctly, the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering

conferring

secound approvel, talking over; discussing, consulting or discussing something together

contempt

a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body

connoisseur

an expert, particularly in matters of art and taste

obstinate

persist stubbornly

concealed

not accessible to view

scheming

given to or involved in making secret and understanding plans

scourge

a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)

embrace

the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

fond

extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent

clamored

to make noise, having cried out or demanded noisily

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