Greek Mythology Week 3 (pp.38-43;44-55;56-63)

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grotto
(n.) small cave or cavern
barren
(adj.) without vegetation
amber
(n.) fossil tree resin used in jewelry
oracle
(n.) shrine where deities were consulted
cleft
(n.) crevice, crack
prophecy
(n.) prediction
torrent
(n.) swift, violent stream
lop-eared
(adj.) having bent or drooping ears
ruffian
(n.) lawless, rowdy person
javelin
(n.) light spear for throwing
wits
(n.) quick mental abilities
precocious
(adj.) maturing earlier than usual, advanced
tautly
(adv.) tightly
glib
(adj.) spoken smoothly without sincerity
desolate
(adj.) dreary, dismal, gloomy, barren, deprived of inhabitants
brink
(n.) edge of a slope, or of land bordering water
stagnant
(adj.) foul from standing, not moving
consent
(v.) to permit, approve, or agree
bid
(v.) to command; order; direct
radiant
(adj.) brightly shining, glowing

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