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14 terms

English 113 Ancient Greek Theatre Vocabulary

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Flout
to treat others or other things as inferiors and to mock/disrespect them
Piety
being respectful (religiously)
Anarchist
someone who would like to use violence to rebel against the government and constitutions
Sententiously
brief, accurate, to the point
Trifling
not very important, a waste of time
Hound
to force someone to do something by nagging or harassing
Sated
completely satisfied or overly satisfied
Desecrate
vandalism on something sacred
Edict
an announcement or command by authority- not a law
Transcend
To go above and beyond something else
Vile
unpleasant, offensive, or low standard
Lamentation
to express grief or sadness
Carrion
dead/rotten flesh of an animal
Deference
Polite yielding for other people's will or opinion