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accumulate

v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or gather.

aggravate

v.1.To make worse. 2. To anger or annoy.

conserve

v. To save by using carefully.

contaminate

v. To harm by contact with something undesirable.

diminish

v. To make or become smaller or less; to reduce.

drastic

adj.Severe; extreme.

extravagant

adj.1. Spending, costing, or using more than is required.

frugal

adj. Careful in spending or using something.

impurity

n. Something that is harmful or dirty.

peril

n. Danger; something that is dangerous.

perpetual

adj. Lasting or seeming to last forever or for a long time; continuous.

resource

n.1. A supply that can be used when there is a need. 2. Skill in dealing with difficult situations.

substitute

v. To replace one thing or person for another. n. Something or someone that replaces another. adj. Acting in place of someone or something else.

sustain

v.1. To keep up; to support. 2. To suffer; to undergo.

vital

adj.1. Necessary for continued life or prosperity. 2. Full of lively spirit. 3. Of the greatest importance.

anticipate

v.1. To look forward to; to expect. 2. To be aware of and to provide for beforehand.

bankrupt

adj.1. Unable to pay one's debts and freed by law from doing so. 2. Left without any worth or value. v. To leave without worth or value.

brief

adj. Short; not long-lasting. v. To give a short explanation or set of instructions to. n. A statement, giving the main points in a case, for use in a court of law.

brisk

adj.1. Quick; active. 2. Stimulating; refreshing.

budget

n. A plan for spending money during a certain period.

compete

v.1. To try to win against others.

complicate

v. To make difficult.

effect

v. To make happen. n. A result.

err

v. To be wrong or to do wrong.

factor

n. Something that contributes to a result.

fad

n. Something that is very popular for a short time, then forgotten.

gripe

v.1. To complain. 2. To annoy or irritate. n. A complaint.

knack

n. A special talent or skill; ability to do something easily.

leisure

n. Free time not taken up with work.

unique

adj. The only one of its kind.

abbreviate

v. To shorten by leaving out certain parts.

appropriate

adj. Suitable or right for the purpose. v. To set aside for a particular purpose.

exclude

v. To leave out; to keep from being a part of.

fanciful

adj.1. Not based on reason; unrealistic. 2. Not real; imaginary.

futile

adj. Certain to fail; hopeless or useless.

grudge

n. A feeling of resentment. v. To be unwilling to give.

inspire

v. To fill with emotion or great excitement.

majority

n.1. The greater number or part; more than half. 2. The amount by which one number of votes is greater than another.

persevere

v. To refuse to give up despite difficulties.

possess

v.1. To have or to own. 2. To get power or control over.

prejudice

n. An opinion or strong feeling formed without careful thought or regard to the facts. v. To cause to have such a feeling.

resolute

adj. Determined not to give in; unyielding.

sneer

v. To look down on with scorn; to mock or insult by words or manner. n. A scornful look; a mocking or insulting remark.

unanimous

adj. Without any disagreement.

unruly

adj.1. Without any disagreement. 2. Hard to control.

abandon

v.1. To give up by leaving in time of danger. 2. To lose or give up completely. 3. To withdraw help or support from one in need.

adversary

n. An enemy or opponent.

baffle

v. To confuse; to prevent from understanding.

blunder

n. A stupid or careless mistake. v.1. To make such a mistake. 2. To move in a clumsy or careless way.

colossal

adj. Very big; enormous.

detect

v. To discover something not easily noticed.

haul

v. To pull or carry with effort. n.1. The amount caught or taken at one time. 2. The distance traveled or to be traveled.

overpower

v. To get the better of; to defeat.

rejoice

v. To be very happy.

scoff

v. To mock; to ridicule.

sentinel

n. One who keeps watch or guards a point of entry.

siege

n. The surrounding of a place in order to force it to surrender.

sinister

adj. Suggesting or leading to evil or harm.

victor

n. The winner in a contest or struggle.

woe

n.1. Deep distress or misery. 2. Trouble; misfortune.

Aeolia

big, brass, bucket shaped floating thing-a-ma-jigger that Odysseus was invited onto at first but when the king saw that Odysseus had made the gods mad, he refused to shelter him

Aeolus

king of Aeolia

Athene

godess of war and helped Odysseus numerous times

Caliope

one of the princesses (not the tall one) that found Odysseus and suspected him of spying on them

Calypso

a sea nymph who Odysseus stayed with (forcefully) for seven years

Cattle of the Sun

cattle of the sun god, Helios. Eurylochus and a bunch of other people on his ship ate one of the cattle and died

Charybdis

bottomless whirlpool that they must go past but after the killing of the cattle, it sucked in all of the men and other stuff and his boat

Circe

sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into pigs and then stayeeed with him for a year and then Elpenor broke his neck on herr island and when they found his soul in the Underworld, they turned back to her island and she gave them food and supplies

Elpenor

sailor who dies on Circe's island by falling asleep on her roof and falls off

Eurylochus

crewman, has wife and six daughters, rebel of Odysseus, dies

Helios

god of the sun and owner of the Cattle of the Sun

Hera

mother of the gods, wife of Zeus

Island of Scheria

where King Alcinous is, last stop for Odysseus to go home

Island of The Sun

where his crew rests and they kill one of the cattle

Ithaca

kingdom of Odysseus and Penelope; their home

King Alcinous

king who gives Odysseus a ship so he can go home to Ithaca

King Lamus

king of Laestrygonia

Laestrygonians

giant cannibals, eat 500 of Odysseus' crew leaving him with 50 men

Land of the Laestrygon Giants

where the Lastrygonians live

Land of the Lotus Eaters

where the Lotus eaters live

Lotus Eaters

people who eat lotus fruit, act like they're drunk

Mount Neriton

landmark that shows that Odysseus is home

Odysseus

King of Ithaca and captain of the ship going home

Penelope

Queen of Ithaca, wife of Odysseus, mother of Telemachaus

Polites

crewman, BFFL of Odysseus, Odysseus' advisor

Polyphemus

cyclops encountered on an island and blinded, Poseidon's son

Poseidon

Polyphemus' dad, put curse on Odysseus, almost kills him

Princess Nausicaa

princess who found Odysseus on an island and brought him to king aeolus

Scylla

six headed serpent that eats some of Odysseus' man

Shores of Ogygia

where Calypso finds Odysseus

Siren Singers

mermaids who's sining affects people's minds and view of them

Teiresias

the oracle in the Underworld telling Odysseus how to get home

Telemachaus

Odysseus' and Penelope's som, who the suitors are planning to murder

Troy

the adversary of Odysseus in the Trojan war

Zeus

father of the gods

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