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18 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
contend
harry
plunder
nymph
Struggle
raid
steal
an immortal being associated with nature
contend
Struggle
harry
raid
17 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
en media res
cordiality
pestilence
formidable
in the middle... All epics start en media res, or in the middle.…
(n) warm and friendly; friendly but polite and formal... synony…
(n) an annoyance, bother, or burden... synonym (means the same)…
very powerful or impressive; inspiring fear or respect throug…
en media res
in the middle... All epics start en media res, or in the middle.…
cordiality
(n) warm and friendly; friendly but polite and formal... synony…
24 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
guile
mustered
indifferent
Inspiring admiration, awe, or fear
Skillful slyness, craftiness
assembled, gathered
Having no interest in or concern for
formidable
Inspiring admiration, awe, or fear
guile
Skillful slyness, craftiness
Odyssey Vocabulary
Epic
Narrative Poem
Epic hero
Archetypes
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
A poem that tells a story.
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for grea…
the characters, situations, images, and symbols that appear i…
Epic
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
Narrative Poem
A poem that tells a story.
21 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
ravage
profusion
restitution
awesome
destroy
many
repayment
formidable
awesome
ravage
destroy
Odyssey Vocabulary
valor
afflictions
insolence
irked
boldness when facing danger; confidence
grief, misery, pain
disrespectful and rude
annoying or to irritate(your sisters basically)
valor
boldness when facing danger; confidence
afflictions
grief, misery, pain
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ODYSSEY VOCABULARY
Provision
Epic Hero
Extended metaphor/simile
Oral tradition
n. A stock of needed materials of supplies (usually word is u…
A larger-than-life person who embodies the highest ideals of…
Metaphor or simile that continues over multiple sentences.
The manner in which information is passed from one generation…
Provision
n. A stock of needed materials of supplies (usually word is u…
Epic Hero
A larger-than-life person who embodies the highest ideals of…
20 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
Abominably
Adversary
Appalled
Ardor
Very unpleasantly or unfairly.
One's opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute.
Feeling shocked and disappointed.
Great enthusiasm or passion.
Abominably
Very unpleasantly or unfairly.
Adversary
One's opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute.
15 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
guile
gale
teem
causing fear or dread; intimidating
cunning intelligence; crafty
a very strong wind
to be full; to pour out
formidable
causing fear or dread; intimidating
guile
cunning intelligence; crafty
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Odyssey Part One vocabulary
formidable
ravage
profusion
adversary
awe inspiring
destroy violently
large supply, abundance
opponent, enemy
formidable
awe inspiring
ravage
destroy violently
Odyssey Vocabulary
broadsword
bemusing
dissemble
incredulity
A sword with a wide, usually two-edged blade that is designed…
stuepfying or muddling
To disguise or conceal one's real nature, motives, or feeling…
unwillingness or inability to believe
broadsword
A sword with a wide, usually two-edged blade that is designed…
bemusing
stuepfying or muddling
Odyssey vocabulary
formidable
guile
plunder
mutinous
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
to take wrongfully, as by pillage, robbery, or fraud... The guy…
involving revolt against authority... The American Revolutionari…
formidable
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
guile
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
18 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
contend
harry
plunder
nymph
Struggle
raid
steal
an immortal being associated with nature
contend
Struggle
harry
raid
Odyssey Vocabulary
commandeer
justification
plunder
gall
v. to take control of by force
n. an explanation or excuse for an action
v. to rob of property by force; steal from
n. scornful boldness
commandeer
v. to take control of by force
justification
n. an explanation or excuse for an action
18 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
Ordained
Patrimony
Renown
Engendering
established especially by order or command... syn. appointed ant…
An inheritance from a father or other ancestor... syn. legacy an…
The state of being much known and talked of;... syn. fame ant. o…
bringing into existence... syn. breeding ant.halting
Ordained
established especially by order or command... syn. appointed ant…
Patrimony
An inheritance from a father or other ancestor... syn. legacy an…
Odyssey Vocabulary
Plundered
Detained
Mutinous
Squall
looted; stolen by force
to hold or keep; to be held or kept
demonstrating anger towards leadership
brief, violent storm
Plundered
looted; stolen by force
Detained
to hold or keep; to be held or kept
10 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
Profusion (n)
Formidable (adj)
Adversary (n)
Lofty (adj)
large supply; abundance
awe-inspiring; causing fear; strikingly impressive
enemy or opponent
rising to great height
Profusion (n)
large supply; abundance
Formidable (adj)
awe-inspiring; causing fear; strikingly impressive
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Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
guile
mustered
indifferent
Inspiring admiration, awe, or fear
Skillful slyness, craftiness
assembled, gathered
Having no interest in or concern for
formidable
Inspiring admiration, awe, or fear
guile
Skillful slyness, craftiness
10 terms
Odyssey vocabulary
guile
mutinous
squall
prodigious... mammoth
craftiness, cunning
rebellious, refusing to obey demands from an authority
brief, violent storm
enormous
guile
craftiness, cunning
mutinous
rebellious, refusing to obey demands from an authority
The Odyssey Vocabulary
a long trip
a way to solve a problem
land with water on all sides
a story with adventure and magic
journey
plan
island
myth
a long trip
journey
a way to solve a problem
plan
Odyssey vocabulary
seethe
harangue
exult
supple
to get angry to the point of becoming violent
a long. public speech/tirade
to rejoice; to show joy
something that is easily bent; flexible
seethe
to get angry to the point of becoming violent
harangue
a long. public speech/tirade
25 terms
The Odyssey Vocabulary
Ardor
Assuage
Beached
Bemusing
(n.) enthusiasm and passion... Example: The athlete's ardor was…
(v.) to make less painful; to relieve or calm; to satisfy an…
(v.) To be stranded on the water or land; to run a ship onto…
(v.) to bewilder or confuse... Example: The poem can be bemusin…
Ardor
(n.) enthusiasm and passion... Example: The athlete's ardor was…
Assuage
(v.) to make less painful; to relieve or calm; to satisfy an…
25 terms
The Odyssey Vocabulary
Ardor
Assuage
Beached
Bemusing
(n.) enthusiasm and passion... Example: The athlete's ardor was…
(v.) to make less painful; to relieve or calm; to satisfy an…
(v.) To be stranded on the water or land; to run a ship onto…
(v.) to bewilder or confuse... Example: The poem can be bemusin…
Ardor
(n.) enthusiasm and passion... Example: The athlete's ardor was…
Assuage
(v.) to make less painful; to relieve or calm; to satisfy an…
Vocabulary for The Odyssey
Plunder -v-
Valor -n-
Formidable -adj-
Guile -n-
Robs off goods.
Courage, Bravery.
Of great strength.
Cunning.
Plunder -v-
Robs off goods.
Valor -n-
Courage, Bravery.
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Odyssey Vocabulary
embarked
dwindle
shun
somber
to board a ship
make smaller
avoid
sad
embarked
to board a ship
dwindle
make smaller
39 terms
Odyssey vocabulary
Allusion
Archetype
Cattle of the Sun God
Sirens
A reference to someone/something famous in literarure, art, h…
1) an original model or type after which other similar things…
When the men eat the cattle, Zeus destroys their ship and all…
Trio of singing bird-like lady figures who lure men with thei…
Allusion
A reference to someone/something famous in literarure, art, h…
Archetype
1) an original model or type after which other similar things…
30 terms
The Odyssey Vocabulary
Formidable
Ravage
Profusion
Sage
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, p…
To destroy, lay waste, ruin, damage, devastate
A plentiful supply; a great or generous amount.
A wise man; to be wise through experience and reflection; ast…
Formidable
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, p…
Ravage
To destroy, lay waste, ruin, damage, devastate
Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
guile
gale
teem
causing fear or dread; intimidating
cunning intelligence; crafty
a very strong wind
to be full; to pour out
formidable
causing fear or dread; intimidating
guile
cunning intelligence; crafty
20 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
Adversary
Aloof
Anguish
Appalled
an opponent; enemy
distant, remote; standoffish
great physical or mental suffering; agony
filled with dismay; horrified
Adversary
an opponent; enemy
Aloof
distant, remote; standoffish
49 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
Epic
Epic hero
Epic simile
Epithet
A long, narrative poem about a hero's adventures.
A larger-than-life figure, usually male, who embodies the ide…
An elaborate, more involved version of a regular simile.
Brief, descriptive phrase that helps to characterize a partic…
Epic
A long, narrative poem about a hero's adventures.
Epic hero
A larger-than-life figure, usually male, who embodies the ide…
50 terms
The Odyssey Vocabulary
Contend
Harried
Insolent
Muster
v. struggle to surmount a difficulty or danger
adj. feeling strained as a result of having demands persisten…
adj. showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect
v. to bring together for service or battle; to gather or summ…
Contend
v. struggle to surmount a difficulty or danger
Harried
adj. feeling strained as a result of having demands persisten…
8 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
companions
compelled
entreat
immortal
friends
forced
plead
living forever
companions
friends
compelled
forced
The Odyssey Vocabulary
plunder (verb)
valor (noun) (or= person, thing that)
formidable (adj.) (for= intensify); (m…
guile (noun)
to steal; to rob of goods by force
bravery
capable of arousing intense feelings of fear inside
trickery; dishonesty; craftiness
plunder (verb)
to steal; to rob of goods by force
valor (noun) (or= person, thing that)
bravery
22 terms
The Odyssey Vocabulary
affront -- He regarded her rude behavi…
affront -- I did not mean to affront y…
beguile -- She was cunning enough to b…
callous -- The selfish and callous you…
noun -- an offense to one's dignity or pride
verb -- to offend by a public display of disrespect.
verb -- to charm, amuse, distract, delude, trick or deceive.
adjective -- being insensitive, cruel and/or unsympathetic.
affront -- He regarded her rude behavi…
noun -- an offense to one's dignity or pride
affront -- I did not mean to affront y…
verb -- to offend by a public display of disrespect.
Odyssey Vocabulary
adversity
formidable
profusion
adversary
hardship, great misfortune
awe-inspiring by reason of excellence, strikingly impressive
large supply, abundance
enemy, opponent
adversity
hardship, great misfortune
formidable
awe-inspiring by reason of excellence, strikingly impressive
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Odyssey Vocabulary
adversity
hue
disdainful
aloof
hardship, difficulty
color or shade of color
scorn; contempt
cold, not welcoming; distant
adversity
hardship, difficulty
hue
color or shade of color
odyssey vocabulary
insolent
lavish
prudent
forlorn
(adj.) rude, arrogant, overbearing (That celebrity is so inso…
on a grand scale; wasteful
Acting with or showing care and thought for the future
adj. appearing sad because abandoned; in pitiful condition; a…
insolent
(adj.) rude, arrogant, overbearing (That celebrity is so inso…
lavish
on a grand scale; wasteful
20 terms
Odyssey vocabulary
timé
xenia
protagonist
antagonist
honor; also meaning value, attributed to a person (as Achille…
Hospitality
Chief character in a dramatic or narrative work, usually tryi…
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
timé
honor; also meaning value, attributed to a person (as Achille…
xenia
Hospitality
Odyssey vocabulary
timé
xenia
protagonist
antagonist
honor; also meaning value, attributed to a person (as Achille…
Hospitality
Chief character in a dramatic or narrative work, usually tryi…
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
timé
honor; also meaning value, attributed to a person (as Achille…
xenia
Hospitality
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Odyssey Vocabulary
Formidable
Ravage
Profusion
Sage
impressive
destroyed
large supply, abundance
wise
Formidable
impressive
Ravage
destroyed
Odyssey Vocabulary
ardor
assuage
bemusing
bereft
(n) great warmth and of feeling; favor, passion
(v) to make milder or less severe;
(v) to bewilder or confuse someone
(v) a simple past tense and past participle of bereave
ardor
(n) great warmth and of feeling; favor, passion
assuage
(v) to make milder or less severe;
14 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
blanched
supplication
implacable
insidious
grew pale
humble requests
unstoppable
dangerous
blanched
grew pale
supplication
humble requests
25 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
Guile
Mutinous
Lee
Cyclops
craftiness; cunning
rebellious
area sheltered from the wind
race of giants with one eye in the middle of the forehead
Guile
craftiness; cunning
Mutinous
rebellious
15 terms
The Odyssey Vocabulary
vaulted
thwart
lustrous
indignation
(adj.) having a tall arched roof or ceiling
(v.) to prevent (someone) from accomplishing someone; to stop…
(adj.) shining; radiant
(n.) anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfa…
vaulted
(adj.) having a tall arched roof or ceiling
thwart
(v.) to prevent (someone) from accomplishing someone; to stop…
15 terms
Odyssey vocabulary
Plunder
Valor
Guile
ponderous
to take (property) by force,especially in warfare
great courage,especially in battle
slyness;craftiness;skillful deception
having great weight or bulk;heavy
Plunder
to take (property) by force,especially in warfare
Valor
great courage,especially in battle
Odyssey Vocabulary
Muse
Plunder
Hallowed
Lofty
Source of an artists inspiration
To rob or pillage; To loot; take illegally
Sanctified
Elevated in character; exalted
Muse
Source of an artists inspiration
Plunder
To rob or pillage; To loot; take illegally
29 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
Nymph
Hyperion
Merit
Malignant
(N.) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful m…
(N.) Sun God
(adj.) - deserving of praise
(adj.) deadly, extremely harmful, evil; spiteful, malicious
Nymph
(N.) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful m…
Hyperion
(N.) Sun God
12 terms
Odyssey vocabulary
Dissemble
Bemusing
Maudlin
Incredulity
conceal one's true motives, feelings, or beliefs.
puzzle, confuse, or bewilder (someone).
self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunke…
the state of being unwilling or unable to believe something.
Dissemble
conceal one's true motives, feelings, or beliefs.
Bemusing
puzzle, confuse, or bewilder (someone).
10 terms
Odyssey vocabulary
Guile
Mutinous
Plunder
Teeming
Cunning
Rebellious
To steal things from a place especially by force
Be full of or swarming with
Guile
Cunning
Mutinous
Rebellious
10 terms
Odyssey vocabulary
abominably
adversary
adversity
ardor
in an extremely unpleasant or disgusting manner
enemy, opponent
hardship, misfortune
passion;enthusiasm
abominably
in an extremely unpleasant or disgusting manner
adversary
enemy, opponent
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