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Odyssey Vocabulary Book 1

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muse
the source of an artist's inspiration
plunder
to rob or pillage; to loot ; take illegally
hallowed
sanctified; consecrated
lofty
elevated in character; exalted
harangued
a long pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering
rout
a disorderly retreat or flight following defeat
domain
territory under one government
harry
to raid or rob
mortified
to cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride; humiliate
irk
to annoy, irritate
bard
a poet, especially a lyric poet
prelude
an introductory performance, event, or action preceding a more important one; a preliminary or preface
thwart
to prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of
unsung
not honored or praised; uncelebrated
prophecy
a prediction of the future, made under divine inspiration
swagger
overly self assured or conceited manner
probe
an exploratory action, expedition, or device, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region
reproach
to express disapproval of, criticism of, or disappointment in; to bring shame upon; disgrace
indignation
anger aroused by something unjust, mean, or unworthy
resents
to feel indignantly offended at
brazen
marked by flagrant and insolent audacity; having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound
reveling
to take great pleasure or delight
stealth
the act of moving, proceeding, or acting in a covert way
chafing
to wear away or irritate by rubbing / feeling irritation
unendurable
not able to withstand or tolerate
rends
to tear or split apart or into pieces violently
resounds
to become famous, celebrated
distaff
rod for wool; where it is wound
insolent
presumptuous and insulting in manner or speech; arrogant
par
a state of being equal