Odyssey Vocabulary List II

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  1. 1.      Foreboding – n – fearful
    apprehension; a feeling that something bad will happen
  2. 1.      Succumb –
    v – fail to resist (pressure,
    temptation, or some other negative force)
  3. 1.      Doting –
    adj – extremely and uncritically
    fond of someone; adoring
  4. 1.      Disconsolate –
    adj – without consolation or
    comfort; unhappy
  5. 1.      Chrism –
    n – a mixture of oil and balsam,
    consecrated and used for anointing at baptism and in other rites of Catholic,
    Orthodox, and Anglican Churches
  6. v – entertain or amuse (someone)
    with talk
    Regaled
  7. adj – dried out with heat
    Parched
  8. adj – having been used and unable
    to be used again
    Spent
  9. n – the action of asking or
    begging for something earnestly or humbly
    Supplication
  10. n – a sudden sharp pain or painful emotion
    Pang
  11. v – peel the skin off (a corpse or carcass)
    Flay
  12. n – a loud, confused noise, esp.
    one caused by a large mass of people
    Tumult
  13. n – rapacious monsters described
    as having a woman's head and body and a bird's wings and claws or depicted as a
    bird of prey with a woman's face
    Harpies
  14. adj – causing moral revulsion
    Abominable
  15. n – a slender flexible limb or
    appendage in an animal, esp. around the mouth of an invertebrate, used for
    grasping, moving about, or bearing sense organs
    Tentacle
  16. n – the passage by which food
    passes from the mouth to the stomach; the esophagus
    Gullets
  17. adj – split, divided, or partially
    divided into two
    Cleft
  18. n – a point of high land that juts
    out into a large body of water; a headland
    Promontory
  19. n – a powerful whirlpool in the
    sea or a river
    Maelstrom
  20. v – (of a person) grow pale from
    shock, fear, or a similar emotion
    Blanched
  21. n – a competitor for a championship
    or high honor
    Contender
  22. n – complete disorder and confusion
    Chaos
  23. v – use or take advantage of (an
    opportunity or available resource); help or benefit
    Avail
  24. n – a person or thing that causes
    great trouble or suffering
    Scourge
  25. n – enthusiasm or passion
    Ardor

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