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Mythology Unit Vocab #1 (Sophomores)

Week 1 (Gods and Goddesses/4 Great Adventures) Mythology Unit Vocab for Sophomore English
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Burnished
v. to polish by rubbing
Splendor
n. great light or brilliance
Awe
n. mixed emotion of admiration and wonder
Folly
n. lack of good sense or understanding
Persist
v. to be insistent or to continue
Precipitous
adj. abrupt; sudden
Perpetual
adj. lasting for eternity
Devoured
v. to eat up greedily
Tranquil
adj. calm
Hospitality
n. friendly reception of guests
Portent
adj. indication of something about to happen
Unquenchable
adj. not able to be put out or extinguished
Contrived
adj. planned; not spontaneous
Stealthily
adv. moving in a secretive way
Labyrinth
n. an intricate structure of interconnecting patterns; a maze