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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