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Allusions 5
Sour grapes
Sold down the river
Nemesis
Pyrrhic victory
Fable by Aesop ... Attitude of a person who has been disappointed
Nineteenth century America slaver ... Betrayed
Greek goddess of vengeance punished for excessive pride... Pers…
General in Greece defeats Romans ... When the victory comes at…
Sour grapes
Fable by Aesop ... Attitude of a person who has been disappointed
Sold down the river
Nineteenth century America slaver ... Betrayed
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Allusions 5
Sour Grapes (background)
Sour Grapes (definition)
Sold Down the River (background)
Sold Down the River (definition)
In "The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop, a fox trie…
refers to the attitude of a person who has been *disappoint…
In nineteenth-century America, during the days of slavery
to be betrayed or misled, especially by someone trusted.
Sour Grapes (background)
In "The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop, a fox trie…
Sour Grapes (definition)
refers to the attitude of a person who has been *disappoint…
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Allusions 5
Sour grapes
Sold down the river
Nemesis
Pyrrhic victory
Aesop/bitterly rationalizes
House servants/betrayed by someone trusted
Greek goddess/causes his or her downfall
General, Greece/victory comes at such a great expense
Sour grapes
Aesop/bitterly rationalizes
Sold down the river
House servants/betrayed by someone trusted
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Allusions 5
Titanic
Volcanoes
Vulcanize
Babbitt
Large, grand, enormous, after tityus a giant the son of zeus…
Originated from Vulcan, the Roman god of fire whose forge is…
To treat rubber with sulfur to increase strength and elastici…
A self- satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and…
Titanic
Large, grand, enormous, after tityus a giant the son of zeus…
Volcanoes
Originated from Vulcan, the Roman god of fire whose forge is…
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Allusions 5
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
Origin: "The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop... refers to…
Origin: nineteenth-century America ... to be betrayed or misled,…
Origin: the Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution... that w…
Origin: a general in ancient Greece. ... which the winner's vict…
Sour Grapes
Origin: "The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop... refers to…
Sold Down the River
Origin: nineteenth-century America ... to be betrayed or misled,…
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Allusions #5
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
From "The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop where a fox t…
From 19th century America during the days of slavery where ho…
From Greek Mythology, Greek goddess of vengeance and retribut…
From Ancient Greek history where after defeating the Romans i…
Sour Grapes
From "The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop where a fox t…
Sold Down the River
From 19th century America during the days of slavery where ho…
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Allusions 5
Jezebel
John the Baptist
Joseph and his brothers
Joseph and Potiphar's wife
In Kings, she was a Phoenician princess who married King Ahab…
The prophet who prepared the way for his cousin Jesus as Mess…
In Genesis, Joseph was the eleventh of Jacob's son. His broth…
In Genesis, Potiphar's wife tried to seduce Joseph. When he r…
Jezebel
In Kings, she was a Phoenician princess who married King Ahab…
John the Baptist
The prophet who prepared the way for his cousin Jesus as Mess…
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Allusions 5
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
Fox and the Grapes ... Fable by Aesop ... Were probably sour anyway…
Nineteenth century America ... Slavery ... Sell their houses to pla…
Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution ... Excessive pride…
Pyrrhus general in Greece ... Defeating the Romans ... Suffered gre…
Sour Grapes
Fox and the Grapes ... Fable by Aesop ... Were probably sour anyway…
Sold Down the River
Nineteenth century America ... Slavery ... Sell their houses to pla…
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Allusions #5
Sour Grapes
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Sold Down the River
"The Fox and the Grapes"; fable by Aesop; were probably sour…
Attitude; disappointed or thwarted; bitterly rationalizes; no…
19th century America; slavery; sell their house servants; pla…
Betrayed or mislead by someone you trust
Sour Grapes
"The Fox and the Grapes"; fable by Aesop; were probably sour…
Sour Grapes
Attitude; disappointed or thwarted; bitterly rationalizes; no…
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Mythological Allusions #5
Hermes/Mercury
Hydra
Ishtar
Jason and the Argonauts
Greek/Roman god of travelers; Hermes was primarily the messen…
Hydra was a fearsome, seven-headed water serpent. Whenever a…
The Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of love and war. Her symb…
Jason was the son of Thessaly, the king of Iolcus. When Thess…
Hermes/Mercury
Greek/Roman god of travelers; Hermes was primarily the messen…
Hydra
Hydra was a fearsome, seven-headed water serpent. Whenever a…
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Allusions 5
odyssey
Olympian
paean
Pandora's box
long journey
majestic in manner
A song of joy
something that opens the door for occurrences opened by someo…
odyssey
long journey
Olympian
majestic in manner
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Jezebel
John the baptist
Joseph and his brothers
Joseph and Potiphars wife
Urged king ahab to sin. Enemy of elijah. Name given to false…
Prophet who prepared Jesus to be messiah. Forerunner of chris…
Joseph was the 11th of Jacobs sons. His brothers were jealous…
Potiphars wife tried seducing Joseph. He refused but she accu…
Jezebel
Urged king ahab to sin. Enemy of elijah. Name given to false…
John the baptist
Prophet who prepared Jesus to be messiah. Forerunner of chris…
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allusions #5!
sour grapes
sold down the river
nemesis
pyrrhic victory
fable, the fox and the grapes, were probably sour anyway
nineteenth century america, slavery, sold house servants to p…
greek goddess of vengeance, excessive pride; causes his or he…
Pyrrhus was a general in Greece, suffered great loses after d…
sour grapes
fable, the fox and the grapes, were probably sour anyway
sold down the river
nineteenth century america, slavery, sold house servants to p…
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Allusions 5
Good Samaritan
Gorgon
gothic
Grendel
a kind and caring person
ugly or repulsive woman
macabre or violent setting or style
evil, distructive
Good Samaritan
a kind and caring person
Gorgon
ugly or repulsive woman
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Allusions 5
Sour grapes
Sold down a river
Nemesis
Pyrrhus victory
Fable by Aesop; attitude of a person who has been disappointe…
19th century America with slavery; betrayed,
Greek goddess of vengeance; cause someone's downfall
General in Greece; a victory that inflicts a devastating toll…
Sour grapes
Fable by Aesop; attitude of a person who has been disappointe…
Sold down a river
19th century America with slavery; betrayed,
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allusions 5
Mary Rowlandson
Benjamin Franklin
James Fennimore Cooper
Washington Irving
"The Narrative of the Captivity" - were many captivity/histor…
"Poor Richard's Almanack" - full of aphorisms
1st American novelist - wrote "Last of the Mohicans" - develo…
wrote "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
Mary Rowlandson
"The Narrative of the Captivity" - were many captivity/histor…
Benjamin Franklin
"Poor Richard's Almanack" - full of aphorisms
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Allusions 5
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
"The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop, fox tries over... an…
nineteenth-century America, during the days of slavery, wealt…
Nemesis : Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution.... She pun…
Pyrrhus was a general in ancient Greece. After beating the Ro…
Sour Grapes
"The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop, fox tries over... an…
Sold Down the River
nineteenth-century America, during the days of slavery, wealt…
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Allusions 5
"The Fox and the Grapes", fable by Aes…
attitude of person who is disappointed…
nineteenth-century America, slavery, s…
betrayed or mislead by someone trusted
Sour Grapes
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Sold Down the River
"The Fox and the Grapes", fable by Aes…
Sour Grapes
attitude of person who is disappointed…
Sour Grapes
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Allusions #5
Babylon
Coals to Newcastle
Delphic Oracle
Quixotic
______ was the capital of the ancient ______ Empire. The city…
______ is a coal-mining city in northern England. Thus, "____…
In ancient Greece, ______ was the location of the Temple of A…
______ ______ is a romance written in the 1600s by Miguel de…
Babylon
______ was the capital of the ancient ______ Empire. The city…
Coals to Newcastle
______ is a coal-mining city in northern England. Thus, "____…
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allusions 5
sour grapes
sold down the river
nemesis
pyrrhic victory
"the fox and the grapes" fable by aesop; fox fails to get the…
nineteenth century america during slavery; homeowners would s…
greek goddess of vengeance and retribution; punished people f…
pyrrhus a general in ancient greece; he defeated the romans a…
sour grapes
"the fox and the grapes" fable by aesop; fox fails to get the…
sold down the river
nineteenth century america during slavery; homeowners would s…
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allusions 5
sold down the river
nemesis
pyrrhic victory
flash in the pan
in 19th century america during slavery, some wealthy landowne…
greek god of vengeance and retribution, punishing for excessi…
pyrrhus, a greek general, after defeating the romans in battl…
flintrock rifles had an ignition pan... someone who initially s…
sold down the river
in 19th century america during slavery, some wealthy landowne…
nemesis
greek god of vengeance and retribution, punishing for excessi…
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Allusions #5
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
Flash in the Pan
In 19th century America, during the days of slavery, sometime…
Nemesis was the Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution. S…
Pyrrhus was a general in ancient Greece. After defeating the…
Flintork rifles had an ignition pan containing gunpowder. If…
Sold Down the River
In 19th century America, during the days of slavery, sometime…
Nemesis
Nemesis was the Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution. S…
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Allusions 5
Newspeak
Noble Savage
Primrose Path
Robin Goodfellow
The reduced and simplified language
The idea that man in his primitive state is good and the corr…
Path to iniquity and destruction
Mischievous fairy whom was blamed for all sorts if domestic m…
Newspeak
The reduced and simplified language
Noble Savage
The idea that man in his primitive state is good and the corr…
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Allusions 5
sour grapes (origin)
sour grapes (story)
source grapes (meaning)
sold down the river (origin)
Literature-"The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop
fox gives and mutters that the grapes were probably sour anyw…
attitude of a person who has been disappointed or thwarted, p…
Language and Idioms-19th century America, days of slavery
sour grapes (origin)
Literature-"The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop
sour grapes (story)
fox gives and mutters that the grapes were probably sour anyw…
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Allusions #5
Titanic
Volcanoes
Vulcanize
Zeus
Popluar movie with Leonardo Dicaprio
The Roman God of fire, whose forge is said to be under the mo…
To treat rubber with sulfur to increase strength and elasticity
A powerful man, king of Gods, vengeful hurler of thunderbolts
Titanic
Popluar movie with Leonardo Dicaprio
Volcanoes
The Roman God of fire, whose forge is said to be under the mo…
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Allusions #5
Final solution
Fire & brimstone
Malaprop/ malapropism
Mc
Historical: Heydrich, the Holocaust... Modern: The way to fix a…
Historical: Revelations,Jonathan Edwards, The Great Awakening…
Historical: French mal á propos, In the play Rivals... Modern: A…
Historical: McDonalds... Modern: Really boring, no imagination,…
Final solution
Historical: Heydrich, the Holocaust... Modern: The way to fix a…
Fire & brimstone
Historical: Revelations,Jonathan Edwards, The Great Awakening…
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Allusions 5
Jezebel
John the Baptist
Joseph and his Brothers
Joseph and Potiphar's Wife
In Kings, she was a Phoenician princess who married King Ahab…
The prophet who prepared the way for his cousin Jesus as Mess…
In Genesis, Joseph was the eleventh of Jacob's sons. His brot…
In Genesis, Potiphar's wife tried to seduce Joseph. When he r…
Jezebel
In Kings, she was a Phoenician princess who married King Ahab…
John the Baptist
The prophet who prepared the way for his cousin Jesus as Mess…
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Allusions 5
Odyssey
Olympian
Paean
Pandora's Box
- a long journey... - name for Odysseus, the character in The Od…
- majestic in manner, superior to mundane affairs... - any parti…
- a song of joy... - a ritual epithet of Apollo the healer... - an…
- something that opens the door for bad occurrences, opened b…
Odyssey
- a long journey... - name for Odysseus, the character in The Od…
Olympian
- majestic in manner, superior to mundane affairs... - any parti…
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allusions 5!!!!!
sour grapes
sold down the river
nemesis
pyrrhic victory
the attitude of a person who has been disappointed or thwarte…
to be betrayed or misled, especially by someone trusted. (19t…
that which causes his or her downfall, or the term can refer…
the winner's victory comes at such a great expense that is is…
sour grapes
the attitude of a person who has been disappointed or thwarte…
sold down the river
to be betrayed or misled, especially by someone trusted. (19t…
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Allusions 5
BABYLON
COALS TO MEWCASTLE
DELPHIC ORACLE
DON QUIXOTE/QUIXOTIC/ TILTING AT WINDM…
- was the capital of the ancient Babylonian Empire. The city…
- is a coal-mining city in northern England. Thus, "carrying…
- In ancient Greece, Delphi was the location of the Temple of…
- Don Quixote is a romance written in the 1600s by Miguel de…
BABYLON
- was the capital of the ancient Babylonian Empire. The city…
COALS TO MEWCASTLE
- is a coal-mining city in northern England. Thus, "carrying…
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allusions 5
sour grapes
sold down the river
nemesis
pyrrhic victory
"The Fox and the Grapes"... fable by Aesop... means attitude of a…
nineteenth-century (slavery). owners sold their servants down…
Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution.... means something…
Phyrrhus- general in ancient Greece. defeated the romans but…
sour grapes
"The Fox and the Grapes"... fable by Aesop... means attitude of a…
sold down the river
nineteenth-century (slavery). owners sold their servants down…
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Allusions 5
Sour Grapes
Sold down the river
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
Origin: The fox and the grapes - Aesop fables ... Definition: at…
Origin: 19th century america; slaver --> plantations in the s…
Origin: Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution ... Definitio…
Origin: Pyrrhus was a general in ancient Greek; defeated roma…
Sour Grapes
Origin: The fox and the grapes - Aesop fables ... Definition: at…
Sold down the river
Origin: 19th century america; slaver --> plantations in the s…
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Allusions 5
sour grapes
sold down the river
nemesis
pyrrhic victory
In "The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop, a fox... tries ov…
In nineteenth-century America, during the days of ... slavery, s…
Nemesis was the Greek goddess of vengeance and... retribution. S…
Pyrrhus was a general in ancient Greece. After ... defeating the…
sour grapes
In "The Fox and the Grapes," a fable by Aesop, a fox... tries ov…
sold down the river
In nineteenth-century America, during the days of ... slavery, s…
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Allusions (5)
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
the attitude of a person who has been disappointed or thwarte…
to be betrayed or misled, esp. by someone trusted... from 19th…
that which causes a person's downfall OR a person's downfall…
one in which the winner's victory comes at such a great expen…
Sour Grapes
the attitude of a person who has been disappointed or thwarte…
Sold Down the River
to be betrayed or misled, esp. by someone trusted... from 19th…
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Allusions 5
Sour Grapes origin
Sour Grapes now
Sold Down the River origin
Sold Down the River now
The Fox and the Grapes, fable by Aesop, were probably sour an…
attitude, disappointed or thwarted, bitterly rationalizes tha…
nineteenth-century America, slavery, sell their house servant…
betrayed or misled by someone trusted
Sour Grapes origin
The Fox and the Grapes, fable by Aesop, were probably sour an…
Sour Grapes now
attitude, disappointed or thwarted, bitterly rationalizes tha…
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Allusions #5
Origin:"The fox and the grapes", fable…
Def:attitude of thwarted or disappoint…
Origin:19th century America, slavery,…
Def:betrayed or misled by someone trus…
Sour Grapes
Sour Grapes
Sold down the river
Sold down the river
Origin:"The fox and the grapes", fable…
Sour Grapes
Def:attitude of thwarted or disappoint…
Sour Grapes
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Allusions 5
Emperors New clothes
Left handed Compliment
Golden Calf
Svengali
Someone pointing out the falseness or pretentiousness of some…
Despite being a compliment, is insulting or rude in some way
something that is worshiped even though it is not worthy of w…
A person who exercises excessive control or influence over an…
Emperors New clothes
Someone pointing out the falseness or pretentiousness of some…
Left handed Compliment
Despite being a compliment, is insulting or rude in some way
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Allusions 5
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
"The Fox and the Grapes" , fable by Aesop, were probably sour…
nineteenth-century America, slavery, sell their house servant…
Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution, excessive pride…
Pyrrhus, general, greece, defeating the romans, suffered grea…
Sour Grapes
"The Fox and the Grapes" , fable by Aesop, were probably sour…
Sold Down the River
nineteenth-century America, slavery, sell their house servant…
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Allusions 5
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
"The Fox and the Grape," fable by Aesop, were probably sour a…
nineteenth-century America, slavery, sell their house servant…
Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution, excessive pride;…
Pyrrhus, general, Greece, defeating the Romans, suffered grea…
Sour Grapes
"The Fox and the Grape," fable by Aesop, were probably sour a…
Sold Down the River
nineteenth-century America, slavery, sell their house servant…
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ALLUSIONS 5
coals to newcastle
delphic oracle
babylon
don quixote
giving a superfluous gift or making a contribution that is un…
prediction of message that is ambiguous and difficult to inte…
place of decadence and corruption
to be foolishly or impractically idealistic; naive attempt to…
coals to newcastle
giving a superfluous gift or making a contribution that is un…
delphic oracle
prediction of message that is ambiguous and difficult to inte…
Allusions 5
Babylon; The bible
Babylon; The bible
Babylon; The bible
Babylon; The bible
the capital of the ancient ------------- Empire.
known for its luxury and corruption
Jews were exiled there from 597 to 538 B.C., and the prophet…
he interpreted the "handwriting on the wall."
Babylon; The bible
the capital of the ancient ------------- Empire.
Babylon; The bible
known for its luxury and corruption
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Allusions # 5
Sour grapes
Sold down the river
Menesis
Pyrimic victory
An attitude of a person who has been disappointed
To be betrayed or misled especially by someone trusted
Cause his or her downfall
Winners victory came at such a great expense that it is scarc…
Sour grapes
An attitude of a person who has been disappointed
Sold down the river
To be betrayed or misled especially by someone trusted
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Allusions #5
Raison d'etre
Tete-a-tete
Kangaroo court
Quixotic
Reason for being; putpose in existence
Private conversation, face to face
Something characterized by dishonesty or injustice
Obsessed with unreachable goals
Raison d'etre
Reason for being; putpose in existence
Tete-a-tete
Private conversation, face to face
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Allusions #5
Babylon
Coals to Newcastle
Delphic Oracle
Quixotic
______ was the capital of the ancient ______ Empire. The city…
______ is a coal-mining city in northern England. Thus, "____…
In ancient Greece, ______ was the location of the Temple of A…
______ ______ is a romance written in the 1600s by Miguel de…
Babylon
______ was the capital of the ancient ______ Empire. The city…
Coals to Newcastle
______ is a coal-mining city in northern England. Thus, "____…
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allusions 5
alpha and omega
chauvinist
el dorado
erotic
Beginning and end
A blindly devoted patriot
Mythical city of gold
Pertaining to sexual love
alpha and omega
Beginning and end
chauvinist
A blindly devoted patriot
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Pygmalion
Pyrrhic victory
Saturnalia
Saturnine
someone (usually a male) who tries to fashion someone into th…
adj. a too costly victory; Pyrrhus, a Greek king who defeated…
A period of unrestrained revelry; named after the ancient Rom…
sluggish, gloomy, morose, inactive in winter months; named af…
Pygmalion
someone (usually a male) who tries to fashion someone into th…
Pyrrhic victory
adj. a too costly victory; Pyrrhus, a Greek king who defeated…
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Nemesis
pyrrhic victory
Flash in a Pan
Scapegoat
a person's enemy that causes his or her downfall
winner's victory that comes at a great expense that is scarce…
Something or someone that initially shows great promise but s…
a person who is blamed or punished for someone else's misdeeds
Nemesis
a person's enemy that causes his or her downfall
pyrrhic victory
winner's victory that comes at a great expense that is scarce…
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Allusions 5
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
Flash in the pan
Scapegoat
Causes his or her downfall
Winners victory comes at such a great expense that it is scar…
Something or someone that initially shows great promise but s…
A person who is blamed or punished for someone else's misdeeds
Nemesis
Causes his or her downfall
Pyrrhic Victory
Winners victory comes at such a great expense that it is scar…
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Jezebel
John the Baptist
Joseph and his brothers
Josheph and Potiphars wife
Phoenician princess who married king ahab & urged him to sin.…
Prophet who prepared the way for Jesus the messiah. Forunner…
11th son of Jacob. All his brothers were jealous of him so th…
Potiphars wife tried seducing Joseph. Joseph rejected her. Sh…
Jezebel
Phoenician princess who married king ahab & urged him to sin.…
John the Baptist
Prophet who prepared the way for Jesus the messiah. Forunner…
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Star Chamber
Wunderkind
Tammany Hall
Shell Game
A place created in England, 10th-17th century. Secret society…
a child prodigy "wonder child". Youngst president (34 yrs) in…
Tammany- an Indian chief known for wisdom best known as a lov…
A trick where a pea was placed under one of three walnut shel…
Star Chamber
A place created in England, 10th-17th century. Secret society…
Wunderkind
a child prodigy "wonder child". Youngst president (34 yrs) in…
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