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The 2nd part of the Odyssey vocab

mantle

a loose sleevless cloak; conceals

clarion

clear, sharp, ringing. announces something

muster

to assemble

lavished

having an abundance . to expend or give great amounts

suitors

a man courting a woman

pined

wasted away due to a broken heart

realm

a kingdom

vigor

vitality, energy, strength

carousing

engage in a noisy drinking party. the actions after drinking

squander

to spend or use wastefully

insufferable

intolerable, unbearable

indignation

righteous anger

lament

to cry in sadness

remedy

medicine/tratement

restitution

restoration to a former state

audacity

boldness or daring shameless

cunning

skill employed in a shrew/sly manner. deceiving craftiness

shroud

cloth of sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial

bier

a frame/stand on which a cropse/coffin is laid before burial

requite

to return/repay (atonement)

scorn

open or unqualified. contempt

quivering

to shake with a slight but rapid motion

havoc

great destruction

foreboding

feeling of something that something bad will happen

malice

desire to inflict injury on another - evil intent

pillaging

taking things by violence

insolent

boldy rude/disrespectful

provisions

supplies of food set aside for when you need it

robust

strong and healthy

vigilant

keenly watchful to detect danger, wary

shrewd

keen, clever. sharp judgement

lofty

high in relation to others

libation

liquid offering to the gods

lush

luxuriant growth, healthy, thick

victuals

food supplies

assuage

to relieve, calm, ease

mriner

a person who helps navigate a ship

pyre

a pile or heap of wood for burning

maelstrom

large, powerful, or violent whirpoll

spume

eject/foam especially on waves

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