Antigone Prologue & Act I

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Terms in this set (...)

auspicious
(adj.) favorable; fortunate
scavenging
looking for food or useful stuff that you can take for free, maybe looking through left over stuff that others have thrown away
senile
(adj) having or showing the weaknesses or diseases of old age; esp. a loss of mental faculties
pious
(adj) devout; religiously reverent and dutiful
lithe
(adj.) bending easily, limber
sultry
hot or inflamed
deflects
(v.) turns or makes go to one side
hearth
(n.) the floor of a fireplace; the fireside as a symbol of the home and family
comprehensive
(adj.) including everything (She sent me a comprehensive list of the ingredients needed to cook rabbit soufflé.)
graven
to carve deeply or to impress sharply and clearly (form of to grave - engrave).
eddy
n. a current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, esp. in a circular motion
sated
satisfied fully, indulged to excess
meddling
to become involved in a situation when you have no right to be involve. To interfere.
marshalled
to arrange in an orderly way
yawning
(adj.) wide open; gaping
garland
n. A wreath or chain of leaves and flowers.
swaggar
To walk or strut in an arrogant manner
arc
a curve; derives from word meaning "a bow"
bray
n. A loud harsh sound, as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn.
carrion
feeding on decaying flesh of dead animals