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Greek Myth Vocabulary #2

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Accord
agreement, state of harmony
acquiesce
to give in, to comply
acrid
bitter, harsh
adamant
inflexible, immovable, obstinate
adherent
a follower of something such as a leader, party, philosophy
agile
characterized by ability to move quickly with suppleness and grace
alcove
a partially enclosed extension of a room or part of a room
alloy
a substance that is a mixture of metals
allusion
implied or indirect reference; hinting at
analogous
alike or similar in certain respects that permits one to draw an analogy
animosity
harsh feelings, enmity, resentment, hatred
antiquity
Ancient times; a thing or people of ancient times; the quality of being ancient
apprehend
To seize; to arrest
approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
ardent
expressing strong feelings, very enthusiastic, impassioned
arduous
difficult to accomplish or to achieve, very demanding
ascendancy
Domination; growing power
atone
to make amends
augury
An omen or prophecy
austere
strict, stern, unadorned, ascetic
balm
A soothing substance or one that gives relief
barbarism
uncivilized, brutal behavior; cruelty; nonstandard words or expression
beguile
to deceive, to mislead, to persuade with charm
beleaguer
to harass
benign
not causing harm, of gentle disposition, beneficial