25 terms

Greek Myth Vocabulary #1

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bestow
To give as an honor; to present as a gift
bewail
To express deep regret or sorrow over
blandishment
Anything designed to flatter or coax; sweet talk, Flattery intended to persuade
blighted
Destroyed or caused by decline or decay
damaged, ruined
blithe
joyful, cheerful, carefree, lighthearted
boon
A gift or blessing, benefit
brazen
Bold; Shameless, insulting
buoyant
capable of floating; optimistic, hopeful
bustle
commotion, energetic activity, to hurry
calamity
A great misfortune or disaster
caldron
a large kettle used for boiling
celestial
Having to do with the heavens, sky and the divine spirit
chaste
morally pure or clean in style; not ornate
chasten
To restrain, subdue
chide
to blame; scold
circumscribed
marked off, bounded, subject to limits
clamor
Noisy uproar or protest, as from a crowd; a loud, continuous noise
clemency
mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness
conflagration
A large destructive fire
confound
To baffle, perplex, mix up, puzzle
congeal
to change from liquid to solid, thicken; to make inflexible or rigid
consecrate
to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
covert
not openly shown, engaged in, hidden, remote, sheltered
credible
Capable of being believed; plausible
credulous
Believing too easily; gullible
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