Greeks Ch Vocabulary

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griffon

The statue was adorned with the head of a snarling ___.

graven

The __ images adorning the walls of the temple were trampled and destroyed by the faithful.

entreat

I must ___ you to stop the violence and make peace.

incantations

The ___ of the monks were soothing to the weary traveler.

despot

Only a __ such as Napoléon himself would attempt to conquer the world!

protracted

The ___ conflict resulted in many useless deaths over the course of the years.

colossal

That was a ___ mistake, Jane. You shouldn't have mentioned her weight gain!

foreshortening

The discovery of ___ changed the face of art forever.

draughts

Intent on their game of __, the two men did not notice the intruder's arrival.

lucidity

He spoke with such ___ after the accident that even the policemen were amazed.

perpetuate

In order to ____ his myth of eternal youth, the actor had many plastic surgery procedures.

frieze

The ___ was decorated with scenes of the battles at sea.

emulate

Teenagers often ___ their favorite singers and performers.

veritable

The vote was a ___ landslide for the incumbent. The new guy had no chance.

insipid

That remark was simply ___ and not worthy of your gift of speech.

hindrance

Too many absences are always a __ in one's attempts to graduate.

bier

They placed him on a ___ attended by his grieving relatives.

austerity

What we need to do is formulate an ___ plan in order to save more money.

inveighed

Franny ___ against the greed of the corporate bigwigs who have brought us to this disaster.

symmetrical

Her features are delightfully ____. She's just that cute.

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