How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

20 terms

Greeks Ch Vocabulary

STUDY
PLAY
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.