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ygdrasil

  • noun (Norse mythology) a huge ash tree whose roots and branches hold the earth and Heaven and Hell together
    Yggdrasil.

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leander

  • noun (Greek mythology) a youth beloved of Hero who drowned in a storm in the Hellespont on one of his nightly visits to see her

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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eldest

  • noun the offspring who came first in the order of birth
    firstborn.
  • adjective satellite first in order of birth
    firstborn.
    • the firstborn child

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lear

  • noun British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
    Edward Lear.
  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
    King Lear.

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hydra

  • noun (Greek mythology) monster with nine heads; when struck off each head was replaced by two new ones
    • Hydra was slain by Hercules
  • noun a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer
    Snake.

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creon

  • noun (Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus

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cepheus

  • noun (Greek mythology) king of Ethiopia and husband of Cassiopeia
  • noun a faint constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cassiopeia and the pole star

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huckleberry_finn

  • noun a mischievous boy in a novel by Mark Twain
    Huck Finn.

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jocasta

  • noun (Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus

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sherlock_holmes

  • noun a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
    Holmes.

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griffin

  • noun winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion
    gryphon; griffon.

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paris

(Bot.) A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic. ✍ It much resembles the American genus Trillium, but has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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etymology

  • noun a history of a word
  • noun the study of the sources and development of words

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iago

  • noun the villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife

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falstaff

  • noun a dissolute character in Shakespeare's plays
    Sir John Falstaff.

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scaramouche

  • noun a stock character in commedia dell'arte depicted as a boastful coward
    Scaramouch.

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garou

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roc

  • noun mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength

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trojan

  • noun a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
    trojan horse.
    • the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm
    • when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse
  • noun a native of ancient Troy
    Dardan; Dardanian.

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iliad

  • noun a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy

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pariya

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polite

  • adjective showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.
  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; cultured; civilized; genteel; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society

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chicken_little

  • noun a fictional character who was hit on the head with an acorn and believed that the sky was falling

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wayland

  • noun (European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves; identified with Norse Volund
    Wieland; Wayland the Smith.

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greek_mythology

  • noun the mythology of the ancient Greeks

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wilkins_micawber

  • noun fictional character created by Charles Dickens; an eternal optimist
    Micawber.

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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hercules

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Herakles; Heracles.
  • noun a large constellation in the northern hemisphere between Lyra and Corona Borealis

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hecebe

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daedalus

  • noun (Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of Minos; to escape the labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus
    Daedal.

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merlin

  • noun (Arthurian legend) the magician who acted as King Arthur's advisor
  • noun small falcon of Europe and America having dark plumage with black-barred tail; used in falconry
    pigeon hawk; Falco columbarius.

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james_bond

  • noun British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming
    Bond.

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tarhunta

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deiphobus

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babar

  • noun an imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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monster

  • noun an imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts
  • noun someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
    giant; colossus; behemoth; goliath.

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paul_bunyan

  • noun a legendary giant lumberjack of the north woods of the United States and Canada
    Bunyan.
    • Paul Bunyan had a blue ox named Babe
    • the lakes of Minnesota began when Paul Bunyan and Babe's footprints filled with water

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simon_legree

  • noun a cruel employer who demands excessive work from the employees
    slave driver.
  • noun the cruel slave dealer in an anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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psyche

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    brain; head; mind; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    soul.

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aeneid

The great epic poem of Virgil, of which the hero is Æneas.

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amazon

  • noun a large strong and aggressive woman
    virago.
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively)

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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scylla

  • noun (Greek mythology) a sea nymph transformed into a sea monster who lived on one side of a narrow strait; drowned and devoured sailors who tried to escape Charybdis (a whirlpool) on the other side of the strait

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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houri

  • noun a voluptuously beautiful young woman
    nymph.
  • noun (Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise

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arthur

  • noun elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
    Chester Alan Arthur; President Arthur; Chester A. Arthur.
  • noun a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
    King Arthur.

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witch

  • noun a female sorcerer or magician
    enchantress.
  • noun a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

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galatea

  • noun (Greek mythology) a maiden who was first a sculpture created by Pygmalion and was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to Pygmalion's prayers

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aegisthus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agamemnon who usurped the throne of Mycenae until Agamemnon's son Orestes returned home and killed him

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clytemnestra

  • noun (Greek mythology) wife of Agamemnon who had him murdered when he returned from the Trojan War

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razz

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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daughter

  • noun a female human offspring
    girl.
    • her daughter cared for her in her old age

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beatrice

  • noun the woman who guided Dante through Paradise in the Divine Comedy

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remus

  • noun (Roman mythology) the twin brother of Romulus

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gryphon

  • noun winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion
    griffin; griffon.

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boo

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
    hiss.

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heracles

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Hercules; Herakles.

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humpty_dumpty

  • noun an egg-shaped character in a nursery rhyme who fell off a wall and could not be put back together again (late 17th century)

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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imaginary_being

  • noun a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
    imaginary creature.

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siegfried

  • noun (German mythology) mythical German warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied who takes possession of the accursed treasure of the Nibelungs by slaying the dragon that guards it and awakens Brynhild and is eventually killed; Sigurd is the Norse counterpart

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myrmidon

  • noun a follower who carries out orders without question
  • noun (Greek mythology) a member of the warriors who followed Achilles on the expedition against Troy

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memory

  • noun something that is remembered
    • search as he would, the memory was lost
  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    remembering.
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father

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altar

  • noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given
    communion table; Lord's table.
  • noun a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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heir

  • noun a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
    heritor; inheritor.
  • noun a person who inherits some title or office
    successor.

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sylph

  • noun a slender graceful young woman
  • noun an elemental being believed to inhabit the air

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teaser

  • noun a worker who teases wool
  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; annoyer; tease.

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goofy

  • noun a cartoon character created by Walt Disney
  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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enkidu

  • noun legendary friend of Gilgamish

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hellhound

  • noun a very evil man
  • noun (Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades; son of Typhon
    Cerberus.

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hypothetical_creature

  • noun a creature that has not been observed but is hypothesized to exist

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mythical

  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; fabulous; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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hamlet

  • noun a community of people smaller than a village
    crossroads.
  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father

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orion

  • noun (Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was eventually slain by Artemis; was then placed in the sky as a constellation
  • noun a constellation on the equator to the east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel
    Hunter.

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martian

  • noun imaginary people who live on the planet Mars
  • adjective of or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants)

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scaramouch

  • noun a stock character in commedia dell'arte depicted as a boastful coward
    Scaramouche.

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minotaur

  • noun (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man; slain by Theseus

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family_tree

  • noun successive generations of kin
    genealogy.

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galahad

  • noun (Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table; was able to see the Holy Grail
    Sir Galahad.

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chimera

  • noun a grotesque product of the imagination
    chimaera.
  • noun (Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon
    Chimaera.

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robin_hood

  • noun legendary English outlaw of the 12th century; said to have robbed the rich to help the poor

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uncle_sam

  • noun a personification of the United States government

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biography

  • noun an account of the series of events making up a person's life
    life; life story; life history.

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mother_goose

  • noun the imaginary author of a collection of nursery rhymes

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tristan

  • noun (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
    Tristram.

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nemean_lion

  • noun (Greek mythology) an enormous lion strangled by Hercules as the first of his 12 labors

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tiresias

  • noun (Greek mythology) the blind prophet of Thebes who revealed to Oedipus that Oedipus had murdered his father and married his mother

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oedipus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
    Oedipus Rex; King Oedipus.

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mythical_being

  • noun an imaginary being of myth or fable

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creature

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; fauna.
  • noun a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
    wight.

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description

  • noun a statement that represents something in words
    verbal description.
  • noun the act of describing something

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wayland_the_smith

  • noun (European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves; identified with Norse Volund
    Wayland; Wieland.

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sarpedon

  • noun (Greek mythology) a son of Zeus who became king of Lycia; fought on behalf of the Trojans in the Trojan War and was killed by Patroclus

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scoff

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    jeer; scoffing; jeering; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; jeer; gibe; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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argonaut

  • noun someone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of the heroes who sailed with Jason in search of the Golden Fleece

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merman

  • noun half man and half fish; lives in the sea
  • noun United States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984)
    Ethel Merman.

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marlowe

  • noun English poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form of dramatic expression; was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl (1564-1593)
    Christopher Marlowe.
  • noun tough cynical detective (one of the early detective heroes in American fiction) created by Raymond Chandler
    Philip Marlowe.

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niobe

  • noun (Greek mythology) the daughter of Tantalus whose boasting about her children provoked Apollo and Artemis to slay them all; Niobe was turned to stone while bewailing her loss

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python

  • noun large Old World boas
  • noun a soothsaying spirit or a person who is possessed by such a spirit

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fury

  • noun a feeling of intense anger
    madness; rage.
    • hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
    • his face turned red with rage
  • noun state of violent mental agitation
    delirium; frenzy; craze; hysteria.

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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dragon

  • noun a creature of Teutonic mythology; usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings
    firedrake.
  • noun a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
    tartar.

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fictitious

  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fabricated; fictional; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character
  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; pretended; fictive; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty

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hobbit

  • noun an imaginary being similar to a person but smaller and with hairy feet; invented by J.R.R. Tolkien

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dracula

  • noun comprises tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: diminutive plants having bizarre and often sinister-looking flowers with pendulous scapes and motile lips
    genus Dracula.
  • noun fictional vampire in a gothic horror novel by Bram Stoker

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truce

  • noun a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
    cease-fire; armistice.

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huck_finn

  • noun a mischievous boy in a novel by Mark Twain
    Huckleberry Finn.

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el_cid

  • noun the hero of a Spanish epic poem from the 12th century

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sigurd

  • noun (Norse mythology) mythical Norse warrior hero who gains an accursed hoard of gold and was killed by Brynhild; Siegfried is the German counterpart

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shield

  • noun a protective covering or structure
  • noun armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
    buckler.

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orpheus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a great musician; when his wife Eurydice died he went to Hades to get her back but failed

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sinbad_the_sailor

  • noun in the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages
    Sinbad.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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phrygia

  • noun an ancient country in western and central Asia Minor

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helen

  • noun (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War
    Helen of Troy.

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ali_baba

  • noun the fictional woodcutter who discovered that `open sesame' opened a cave in the Arabian Nights' Entertainment

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achilles

  • noun a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

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bereft

  • adjective satellite unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love
    unbeloved; lovelorn.
  • adjective satellite sorrowful through loss or deprivation
    grief-stricken; mourning; sorrowing; grieving; bereaved.
    • bereft of hope

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creusa

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procrustes

  • noun (Greek mythology) a mythical giant who was a thief and murderer; he would capture people and tie them to an iron bed, stretching them or hacking off their legs to make them fit; was killed by Theseus

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greek_mythology

  • noun the mythology of the ancient Greeks

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razzing

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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pyrrhus

  • noun king of Epirus; defeated the Romans in two battles in spite of staggering losses (319-272 BC)

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mention

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    reference.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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tantalizer

  • noun someone who tantalizes; a tormentor who offers something desirable but keeps it just out of reach
    tantaliser.

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saint_nicholas

  • noun a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
    Nicholas; St. Nicholas.
  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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sack

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    carrier bag; poke; paper bag.
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; pouch.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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legendary

  • adjective satellite so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
    • the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers
  • adjective satellite celebrated in fable or legend
    fabled.
    • the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox
    • legendary exploits of Jesse James

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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odysseus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey

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zazlippa

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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inspector_maigret

  • noun a fictional detective in novels by Georges Simenon
    Commissaire Maigret.

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rodya_raskolnikov

  • noun a fictional character in Dostoevsky's novel `Crime and Punishment'; he kills old women because he believes he is beyond the bounds of good or evil
    Raskolnikov.

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πρίασθαι

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volund

  • noun (Norse mythology) a wonderful smith; identified with Anglo-Saxon Wayland and Teutonic Wieland

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kriss_kringle

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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loup-garou

  • noun a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again
    wolfman; lycanthrope; werewolf.

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mantiger

  • noun a mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion
    manticore; manticora; mantichora.

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twelfth_day

  • noun twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus
    January 6; Epiphany; Epiphany of Our Lord; Three Kings' Day.

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brunhild

  • noun a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide
    Brynhild; Brunnhilde.

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psychopomp

  • noun a conductor of souls to the afterworld
    • Hermes was their psychopomp

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guenevere

  • noun (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table
    Guinevere.

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cerberus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades; son of Typhon
    hellhound.

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troll

  • noun (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
  • noun a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time
    round.
    • they enjoyed singing rounds

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golem

  • noun (Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means
  • noun a mechanism that can move automatically
    automaton; robot.

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andromeda

  • noun broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers
    lily-of-the-valley tree; Pieris japonica; Japanese andromeda.
  • noun any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers

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typhoeus

  • noun (Greek mythology) son of Gaea and Tartarus who created the whirlwinds; had a terrifying voice and 100 dragon heads that spurted fire

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pied_piper_of_hamelin

  • noun the title character in a German folk tale and in a poem by Robert Browning
    Pied Piper.

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eumenides

  • noun (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals
    Fury; Erinyes.

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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wolfman

  • noun a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again
    loup-garou; lycanthrope; werewolf.

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ilione

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jolly

  • noun a happy party
  • noun a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
    jolly boat.

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pied_piper

  • noun a leader who entices people to follow (especially to their doom)
  • noun the title character in a German folk tale and in a poem by Robert Browning
    Pied Piper of Hamelin.

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frankenstein

  • noun an agency that escapes control and destroys its creator
  • noun the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
    Frankenstein's monster.

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pantaloon

  • noun a buffoon in modern pantomimes; the butt of jokes
  • noun a character in the commedia dell'arte; portrayed as a foolish old man

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dictionary

  • noun a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
    lexicon.

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beowulf

  • noun the legendary hero of an anonymous Old English epic poem composed in the early 8th century; he slays a monster and becomes king but dies fighting a dragon

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trilby

  • noun singer in a novel by George du Maurier who was under the control of the hypnotist Svengali
  • noun a hat made of felt with a creased crown
    Stetson; homburg; fedora; felt hat.

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king_oedipus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
    Oedipus Rex; Oedipus.

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disrespect

  • noun an expression of lack of respect
    discourtesy.
  • noun a disrespectful mental attitude

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rebel

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; freedom fighter; insurrectionist.
  • noun `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
    Reb; Johnny Reb; greyback; Johnny.

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hermes

(Myth.) See Mercury. Hermes Trismegistus Gr. 'Ermh^s trisme`gistos, lit., Hermes thrice greatest was a late name of Hermes, especially as identified with the Egyptian god Thoth. He was the fabled inventor of astrology and alchemy.

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heroic

  • noun a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
    heroic verse; heroic meter.
  • adjective satellite very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    epic; larger-than-life.
    • an epic voyage
    • of heroic proportions
    • heroic sculpture

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gulliver

  • noun a fictional Englishman who travels to the imaginary land of Lilliput in a satirical novel by Jonathan Swift

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priatos

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colonel_blimp

  • noun any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)
    Blimp.
  • noun a pompous reactionary cartoon character created by Sir David Low

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sinbad

  • noun in the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages
    Sinbad the Sailor.

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uncle_remus

  • noun the fictional storyteller of tales written in the Black Vernacular and set in the South; the tales were first collected and published in book form in 1880

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erinyes

  • noun (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals
    Fury; Eumenides.

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jack_frost

  • noun a personification of frost or winter weather

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unicorn

  • noun an imaginary creature represented as a white horse with a long horn growing from its forehead

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hoot

  • noun a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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patroclus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a friend of Achilles who was killed in the Trojan War; his death led Achilles to return to the fight after his quarrel with Agamemnon

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orestes

  • noun (Greek mythology) the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; his sister Electra persuaded him to avenge Agamemnon's death by killing Clytemnestra and Aegisthus

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iphigenia

  • noun (Greek mythology) the daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon; Agamemnon was obliged to offer her as a sacrifice to Artemis when the Greek fleet was becalmed on its way to Troy; Artemis rescued her and she later became a priestess

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virgil

  • noun a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)
    Publius Vergilius Maro; Vergil.

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mammon

  • noun wealth regarded as an evil influence
  • noun (New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit
    • ye cannot serve God and Mammon

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chimaera

  • noun a grotesque product of the imagination
    chimera.
  • noun (Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon
    Chimera.

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arjuna

  • noun (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know God

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uncle_tom

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
    Tom.
  • noun a servile black character in a novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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geryon

  • noun (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by Hercules

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tom_thumb

  • noun an imaginary hero of English folklore who was no taller than his father's thumb
  • noun a very small person

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hypothetical

  • noun a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.
    • consider the following, just as a hypothetical
  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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stheno

  • noun (Greek mythology) one of the three Gorgons

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lancelot

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere
    Sir Lancelot.

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helen

  • noun (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War
    Helen of Troy.

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manticore

  • noun a mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion
    manticora; mantichora; mantiger.

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lilliputian

  • noun a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)
  • noun a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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manticora

  • noun a mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion
    manticore; mantichora; mantiger.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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rumpelstiltskin

  • noun a dwarf in one of the fairy stories of the brothers Grimm; tells a woman he will not hold her to a promise if she can guess his name and when she discovers it he is so furious that he destroys himself

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ymir

  • noun (Norse mythology) the primeval giant slain by Odin and his brothers and from whose body they created the world: the sea from his blood; the earth from his flesh; the mountains from his bones; the sky from his skull

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maxwell's_demon

  • noun an imaginary creature that controls a small hole in a partition that divides a chamber filled with gas into two parts and allows fast molecules to move in one direction and slow molecules to move in the other direction through the hole; this would result in one part of the container becoming warmer and the other cooler, thus decreasing entropy and violating the second law of thermodynamics

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ganymede

  • noun (Greek mythology) a Trojan boy who was so beautiful that Zeus carried him away to serve as cupbearer to the gods
  • noun the largest of Jupiter's satellites

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ribbing

  • noun a framework of ribs
  • noun the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances
    teasing; tantalization; tease.
    • he ignored their teases
    • his ribbing was gentle but persistent

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halcyon

  • noun a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves
  • noun (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
    Alcyone.

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marriage

  • noun the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    union; spousal relationship; matrimony; wedlock.
    • a long and happy marriage
    • God bless this union
  • noun two people who are married to each other
    married couple; man and wife.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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isolde

  • noun (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
    Iseult.

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father_christmas

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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cassandra

  • noun (Greek mythology) a prophetess in Troy during the Trojan War whose predictions were true but were never believed

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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troublesome

  • adjective satellite difficult to deal with
    • a troublesome infection
    • a troublesome situation

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alcyone

  • noun (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
    Halcyon.

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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bluebeard

  • noun (fairytale) a monstrous villain who marries seven women; he kills the first six for disobedience

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pierrot

  • noun a male character in French pantomime; usually dressed in white with a whitened face

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gibe

  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; shot; dig; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets
  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    fit; tally; correspond; agree; jibe; check; match.
    • The two stories don't agree in many details
    • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
    • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

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electra

  • noun (Greek mythology) the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; persuaded her brother (Orestes) to avenge Agamemnon's death by helping her to kill Clytemnestra and her lover (Aegisthus)

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troilus

(Zoöl.) A large, handsome American butterfly (Euph&oe;ades, ∨ Papilio, troilus). It is black, with yellow marginal spots on the front wings, and blue spots on the rear wings.

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arisbe

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pangloss

  • noun an incurable optimist in a satire by Voltaire

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cassandra

  • noun (Greek mythology) a prophetess in Troy during the Trojan War whose predictions were true but were never believed

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hyperborean

  • noun (Greek mythology) one of a people that the ancient Greeks believed lived in a warm and sunny land north of the source of the north wind

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trojan_war

  • noun (Greek mythology) a great war fought between Greece and Troy; the Greeks sailed to Troy to recover Helen of Troy, the beautiful wife of Menelaus who had been abducted by Paris; after ten years the Greeks (via the Trojan Horse) achieved final victory and burned Troy to the ground
    • the story of the Trojan War is told in Homer's Iliad

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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lycanthrope

  • noun a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again
    wolfman; loup-garou; werewolf.

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legendary_creature

  • noun a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual

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mimir

  • noun (Norse mythology) giant who lives in the roots of Yggdrasil and guards the well of wisdom

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firedrake

  • noun a creature of Teutonic mythology; usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings
    dragon.

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valkyrie

  • noun (Norse mythology) one of the maidens of Odin who chose heroes to be slain in battle and conducted them to Valhalla

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príamos

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harpy

  • noun a malicious woman with a fierce temper
    vixen; hellcat.
  • noun (Greek mythology) vicious winged monster; often depicted as a bird with the head of a woman

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leda

  • noun (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda

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pandora

  • noun (Greek mythology) the first woman; created by Hephaestus on orders from Zeus who presented her to Epimetheus along with a box filled with evils

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basilisk

  • noun (classical mythology) a serpent (or lizard or dragon) able to kill with its breath or glance
  • noun ancient brass cannon

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achilles

  • noun a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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herakles

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Hercules; Heracles.

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annoyer

  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; teaser; tease.

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romulus

  • noun (Roman mythology) founder of Rome; suckled with his twin brother Remus by a wolf after their parents (Mars and Rhea Silvia) abandoned them; Romulus killed Remus in an argument over the building of Rome

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treaty

  • noun a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
    pact; accord.

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mammoth

  • noun any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks
  • adjective satellite so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
    gigantic.
    • a gigantic redwood
    • gigantic disappointment
    • a mammoth ship
    • a mammoth multinational corporation

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funeral

  • noun a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
    • hundreds of people attended his funeral

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neoptolemus

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theseus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a hero and king of Athens who was noted for his many great deeds: killed Procrustes and the Minotaur and defeated the Amazons and united Attica

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sanctuary

  • noun a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
  • noun a shelter from danger or hardship
    asylum; refuge.

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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paris

  • noun the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
    French capital; capital of France; City of Light.
  • noun sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
    genus Paris.

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troy

  • noun a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains
    troy weight.
  • noun an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
    Ilium; Ilion.

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svengali

  • noun someone (usually maleficent) who tries to persuade or force another person to do his bidding
  • noun the musician in a novel by George du Maurier who controls Trilby's singing hypnotically

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sir_gawain

  • noun (Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table
    Gawain.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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mythical_monster

  • noun a monster renowned in folklore and myth
    mythical creature.

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icarus

  • noun (Greek mythology) son of Daedalus; while escaping from Crete with his father (using the wings Daedalus had made) he flew too close to the sun and the wax melted and he fell into the Aegean and drowned

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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cheshire_cat

  • noun a fictional cat with a broad fixed smile on its face; created by Lewis Carroll

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radu

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doryclus

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hector

  • verb be bossy towards
    bully; ballyrag; bullyrag; push around; boss around; strong-arm; browbeat.
    • Her big brother always bullied her when she was young
  • noun (Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War

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pegasus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the immortal winged horse that sprang from the blood of the slain Medusa; was tamed by Bellerophon with the help of a bridle given him by Athena; as the flying horse of the Muses it is a symbol of highflying imagination
  • noun a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Andromeda and Pisces

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hatti

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taunting

  • noun aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
    twit; taunt.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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aesacus

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he

  • noun a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
    helium; atomic number 2.
  • noun the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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eurydice

  • noun (Greek mythology) the wife of Orpheus

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tarzan

  • noun (sometimes used ironically) a man of great strength and agility (after the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs)
  • noun a man raised by apes who was the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Tarzan of the Apes.

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tantalus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a wicked king and son of Zeus; condemned in Hades to stand in water that receded when he tried to drink and beneath fruit that receded when he reached for it

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little_john

  • noun legendary follower of Robin Hood; noted for his size and strength

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amazon

  • noun a large strong and aggressive woman
    virago.
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively)

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heracles

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Hercules; Herakles.

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alexander

  • noun European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
    Smyrnium olusatrum; Alexanders; black lovage; horse parsley.
  • noun king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
    Alexander the Great.

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horatio_hornblower

  • noun a fictional English admiral during the Napoleonic Wars in novels written by C. S. Forester
    Captain Horatio Hornblower.

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tarzan_of_the_apes

  • noun a man raised by apes who was the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Tarzan.

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helenus

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leviathan

  • noun the largest or most massive thing of its kind
    • it was a leviathan among redwoods
    • they were assigned the leviathan of textbooks
  • noun monstrous sea creature symbolizing evil in the Old Testament

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peleus

  • noun a king of the Myrmidons and father of Achilles

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laocoon

  • noun (Greek mythology) the priest of Apollo who warned the Trojans to beware of Greeks bearing gifts when they wanted to accept the Trojan Horse; a god who favored the Greeks (Poseidon or Athena) sent snakes who coiled around Laocoon and his two twin sons killing them

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king_lear

  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
    Lear.

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ogre

  • noun a cruel wicked and inhuman person
    devil; demon; monster; fiend.
  • noun (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings

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aladdin

  • noun in the Arabian Nights a boy who acquires a magic lamp from which he can summon a genie

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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oedipus_rex

  • noun (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
    Oedipus; King Oedipus.

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laomedon

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faustus

  • noun an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge
    Faust.

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pluto

  • noun a cartoon character created by Walt Disney
  • noun (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
    Aidoneus; Aides; Hades.

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favor

  • noun an act of gracious kindness
    favour.
  • noun an advantage to the benefit of someone or something
    favour.
    • the outcome was in his favor

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amphisbaena

  • noun (classical mythology) a serpent with a head at each end of its body
  • noun type genus of the Amphisbaenidae
    genus Amphisbaenia; Amphisbaenia; genus Amphisbaena.

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dymas

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menelaus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the king of Sparta at the time of the Trojan War; brother of Agamemnon; husband of Helen

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hiss

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; hushing; fizzle; sibilation.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; raspberry; bird; snort.

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robinson_crusoe

  • noun the hero of Daniel Defoe's novel about a shipwrecked English sailor who survives on a small tropical island

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chimera

  • noun (Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon
    Chimaera.
  • noun a grotesque product of the imagination
    chimaera.

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sisyphus

  • noun (Greek legend) a king in ancient Greece who offended Zeus and whose punishment was to roll a huge boulder to the top of a steep hill; each time the boulder neared the top it rolled back down and Sisyphus was forced to start again

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gorgon

  • noun (Greek mythology) any of three winged sister monsters and the mortal Medusa who had live snakes for hair; a glance at Medusa turned the beholder to stone

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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hesione

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argus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes
  • noun large brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant
    argus pheasant.

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brynhild

  • noun a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide
    Brunhild; Brunnhilde.

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barrack

  • noun a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
  • verb lodge in barracks

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helen_of_troy

  • noun (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War
    Helen.

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micawber

  • noun fictional character created by Charles Dickens; an eternal optimist
    Wilkins Micawber.

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jason

  • noun (Greek mythology) the husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece

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agonist

  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction
    protagonist.
  • noun someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)

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ruritanian

  • noun an imaginary inhabitant of Ruritania
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of Ruritania (or any other imaginary country)

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podarces

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iseult

  • noun (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
    Isolde.

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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john_henry

  • noun hero of American folk tales; portrayed as an enormously strong black man who worked on the railroads and died from exhaustion after winning a contest with a steam drill

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cod

  • noun the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
    pod; seedcase.
  • noun lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
    codfish.

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todd

  • noun Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
    Lord Todd; Sir Alexander Robertus Todd.
  • noun fictional character in a play by George Pitt; a barber who murdered his customers
    Sweeney Todd.

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stentor

  • noun a speaker with an unusually loud voice
  • noun the mythical Greek warrior with an unusually loud voice who died after losing a shouting contest with Hermes

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sir_john_falstaff

  • noun a dissolute character in Shakespeare's plays
    Falstaff.

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houyhnhnm

  • noun one of a race of intelligent horses who ruled the Yahoos in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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philip_marlowe

  • noun tough cynical detective (one of the early detective heroes in American fiction) created by Raymond Chandler
    Marlowe.

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spear

  • noun a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    lance; shaft.
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    gig; fizgig; fishgig; lance.

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twit

  • noun someone who is regarded as contemptible
    twirp; twerp.
  • noun aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
    taunt; taunting.

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smith

  • noun someone who works at something specified
  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.

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teasing

  • noun the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances
    tantalization; ribbing; tease.
    • he ignored their teases
    • his ribbing was gentle but persistent
  • noun playful vexation
    • the parody was just a form of teasing

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vexer

  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    teaser; annoyer; tease.

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tom_sawyer

  • noun the boy hero of a novel by Mark Twain

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basis

  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; footing.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis
  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; groundwork; base; fundament; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

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yahoo

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.
  • noun one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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muwas

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alcides

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Hercules; Herakles; Heracles.

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guinevere

  • noun (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table
    Guenevere.

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frankenstein's_monster

  • noun the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
    Frankenstein.

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bellerophon

  • noun (Greek mythology) a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)

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pity

  • noun a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    commiseration; ruth; pathos.
    • the blind are too often objects of pity
  • noun an unfortunate development
    shame.
    • it's a pity he couldn't do it

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fenrir

  • noun (Norse mythology) an enormous wolf that was fathered by Loki and that killed Odin

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kilroy

  • noun a nonexistent person popularized by American servicemen during World War II
    • Kilroy was here

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halcyon

  • noun (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
    Alcyone.
  • noun a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
    genus Halcyon.

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concubine

  • noun a woman who cohabits with an important man
    courtesan; doxy; paramour.

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folk_etymology

  • noun a popular but erroneous etymology

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tristram

  • noun (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
    Tristan.

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holmes

  • noun a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
    Sherlock Holmes.
  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr..

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jotunn

  • noun (Norse mythology) one of a race of giants often in conflict with the Aesir
    Jotun.

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laodice

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manapa

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gilgamish

  • noun legendary Sumerian king and hero of Sumerian and Babylonian epics

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perry_mason

  • noun fictional detective in novels by Erle Stanley Gardner

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paramoas

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mythology

  • noun myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
  • noun the study of myths

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imaginary_creature

  • noun a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
    imaginary being.

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little_red_riding_hood

  • noun a girl in a fairy tale who meets a wolf while going to visit her grandmother

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ii

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    deuce; 2; two.
  • adjective satellite being one more than one
    2; two.
    • he received two messages

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chimaera

  • noun (Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon
    Chimera.
  • noun a grotesque product of the imagination
    chimera.

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mr._moto

  • noun Japanese sleuth created by John Marquand

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polyxena

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chiron

  • noun (Greek mythology) the learned centaur who tutored Achilles, Asclepius, Hercules, Jason, and other heroes
  • noun an asteroid discovered in 1977; it is unique in having an orbit lying mainly between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus

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griffon

  • noun winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion
    gryphon; griffin.
  • noun breed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle
    Belgian griffon; Brussels griffon.

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snoopy

  • noun a fictional beagle in a comic strip drawn by Charles Schulz
  • adjective satellite offensively curious or inquisitive
    nosy; prying; nosey.
    • curious about the neighbor's doings
    • he flipped through my letters in his nosy way
    • prying eyes
    • the snoopy neighbor watched us all day

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taunt

  • noun aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
    twit; taunting.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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euryale

  • noun (Greek mythology) one of the three Gorgons
  • noun basket stars
    genus Euryale.

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classical_mythology

  • noun the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks

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twelfth

  • noun position 12 in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in twelve equal parts
    duodecimal; twelfth part; one-twelfth.

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temporary

  • noun a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
    temporary worker; temp.
  • adjective not permanent; not lasting
    impermanent.
    • politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber
    • impermanent palm cottages
    • a temperary arrangement
    • temporary housing

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brer_rabbit

  • noun the fictional character of a rabbit who appeared in tales supposedly told by Uncle Remus and first published in 1880

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banter

  • noun light teasing repartee
    give-and-take; raillery; backchat.
  • verb be silly or tease one another
    chaff; josh; jolly; kid.
    • After we relaxed, we just kidded around

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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fagin

  • noun a villainous Jew in a novel by Charles Dickens
    • Fagin was a fence who trained boys as pickpockets

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laius

  • noun (Greek mythology) king of Thebes who was unwittingly killed by his son Oedipus

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faust

  • noun an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge
    Faustus.

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salamander

  • noun any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
  • noun reptilian creature supposed to live in fire

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mantichora

  • noun a mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion
    manticore; manticora; mantiger.

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midas

  • noun (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold

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kid

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
    kidskin.
    • kid gloves

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ulysses

  • noun (Roman mythology) Roman spelling for Odysseus

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werewolf

  • noun a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again
    wolfman; loup-garou; lycanthrope.

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pygmalion

  • noun (Greek mythology) a king who created a statue of a woman and fell in love with it; Aphrodite brought the sculpture to life as Galatea

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client

  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services
    customer.

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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sir_lancelot

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere
    Lancelot.

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atreus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the king of Mycenae and father of Agamemnon and of Menelaus

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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source

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; rootage.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    • the reporter had two sources for the story

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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othello

  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who would not trust his wife

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gog_and_magog

  • noun biblical names of the enemies of God's people who wage war against God at the end of the world
    • in the Book of Ezekiel Gog is a ruler from the land of Magog but in the Book of Revelation Gog and Magog are nations under the rule of Satan

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wieland

  • noun (European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves; identified with Norse Volund
    Wayland; Wayland the Smith.

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santa

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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ruler

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    swayer.
    • swayer of the universe
  • noun measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
    rule.

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priasthai

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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kizzuwatna

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hecuba

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penelope

  • noun (Greek mythology) the wife of Odysseus and a symbol of devotion and fidelity; for 10 years while Odysseus fought the Trojan War she resisted numerous suitors until Odysseus returned and killed them
  • noun a genus of guans (turkey-like arboreal birds valued as game and food birds)
    genus Penelope.

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troy

  • noun a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains
    troy weight.
  • noun an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
    Ilium; Ilion.

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snort

  • noun a disrespectful laugh
    snicker; snigger.
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird.

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raskolnikov

  • noun a fictional character in Dostoevsky's novel `Crime and Punishment'; he kills old women because he believes he is beyond the bounds of good or evil
    Rodya Raskolnikov.

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king_arthur

  • noun a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
    Arthur.

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medusa

  • noun (Greek mythology) a woman transformed into a Gorgon by Athena; she was slain by Perseus
  • noun one of two forms that coelenterates take: it is the free-swimming sexual phase in the life cycle of a coelenterate; in this phase it has a gelatinous umbrella-shaped body and tentacles
    medusoid; medusan.

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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sir_galahad

  • noun (Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table; was able to see the Holy Grail
    Galahad.

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mygdon

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laertes

  • noun (Greek mythology) the father of Odysseus

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yggdrasil

  • noun (Norse mythology) a huge ash tree whose roots and branches hold the earth and Heaven and Hell together
    Ygdrasil.

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mighty

  • adjective satellite having or showing great strength or force or intensity
    • struck a mighty blow
    • the mighty logger Paul Bunyan
    • the pen is mightier than the sword"- Bulwer-Lytton
  • adverb (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
    powerful; right; mightily.
    • the baby is mighty cute
    • he's mighty tired
    • it is powerful humid
    • that boy is powerful big now
    • they have a right nice place
    • they rejoiced mightily

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proper

  • adjective marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
    • proper medical treatment
    • proper manners
  • adjective satellite having all the qualities typical of the thing specified; not just a snack"
    • wanted a proper dinner
    • he finally has a proper job

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archetype

  • noun something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    original; pilot.
    • this painting is a copy of the original

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daedal

  • noun (Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of Minos; to escape the labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus
    Daedalus.
  • adjective satellite complex and ingenious in design or function
    • the daedal hand of nature

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combat

  • noun an engagement fought between two military forces
    armed combat.
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; fighting; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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corpse

  • noun the dead body of a human being
    remains; clay; stiff; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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medea

  • noun (Greek mythology) a princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her father

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cassiopeia

  • noun (Greek mythology) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda
  • noun a W-shaped constellation in the northern hemisphere near Polaris

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bronx_cheer

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.

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commissaire_maigret

  • noun a fictional detective in novels by Georges Simenon
    Inspector Maigret.

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wilusa

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antigone

  • noun (Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to death

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aeneas

  • noun a mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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centaur

  • noun (classical mythology) a mythical being that is half man and half horse
  • noun a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross
    Centaurus.

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fictional_character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel

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protagonist

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; admirer; supporter; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction
    agonist.

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brunnhilde

  • noun a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide
    Brynhild; Brunhild.

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captain_horatio_hornblower

  • noun a fictional English admiral during the Napoleonic Wars in novels written by C. S. Forester
    Horatio Hornblower.

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imaginary

  • noun (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
    complex number; complex quantity; imaginary number.
  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    notional; fanciful.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself

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raspberry

  • noun woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
    raspberry bush.
  • noun red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries

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santa_claus

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Saint Nick.

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throne

  • noun the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
    • the king sat on his throne
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can; pot.

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sister

  • noun a female person who has the same parents as another person
    sis.
    • my sister married a musician
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)
    • the Sisters taught her to love God

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chaff

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; straw; husk; stalk; shuck.
  • noun foil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure

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tease

  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; teaser; annoyer.
  • noun a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
    minx; prickteaser; vamper; coquette; flirt; vamp.

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jeer

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    scoffing; scoff; jeering; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; gibe; scoff; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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st._nick

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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peleus

  • noun a king of the Myrmidons and father of Achilles

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polydorus

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son

  • noun a male human offspring
    boy.
    • their son became a famous judge
    • his boy is taller than he is
  • noun the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
    Logos; Word.

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saint_nick

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus.

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alaksandu

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aeneas

  • noun a mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid

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veil

  • noun a garment that covers the head and face
    head covering.
  • noun a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
    velum.

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jotun

  • noun (Norse mythology) one of a race of giants often in conflict with the Aesir
    Jotunn.

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priam

  • noun (Greek mythology) the last king of Troy; father of Hector and Paris and Cassandra

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ajax

  • noun a mythical Greek hero; a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad

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iliad

  • noun a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy

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gawain

  • noun (Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table
    Sir Gawain.

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shylock

  • noun someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest
    moneylender; loan shark; usurer.
  • noun a merciless usurer in a play by Shakespeare

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dardanus

  • noun (Greek mythology) founder of Troy

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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helicaon

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sphinx

  • noun an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret
  • noun (Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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priam

  • noun (Greek mythology) the last king of Troy; father of Hector and Paris and Cassandra

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πριατός

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cyclops

  • noun (Greek mythology) one of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead
  • noun minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms
    water flea.

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gargantua

  • noun a voracious giant in Francois Rabelais' book of the same name

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don_quixote

  • noun the hero of a romance by Cervantes; chivalrous but impractical
  • noun any impractical idealist (after Cervantes' hero)

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kaisareia

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tantaliser

  • noun someone who tantalizes; a tormentor who offers something desirable but keeps it just out of reach
    tantalizer.

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fictitious_character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; character.
    • she is the main character in the novel

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zeus

(Gr. Myth.) The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.

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cadmus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the brother of Europa and traditional founder of Thebes in Boeotia

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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cinderella

  • noun a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
  • noun a fictional young girl who is saved from her stepmother and stepsisters by her fairy godmother and a handsome prince

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glaucus

(Zoöl.) A genus of nudibranchiate mollusks, found in the warmer latitudes, swimming in the open sea. These mollusks are beautifully colored with blue and silvery white.

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hector

  • noun (Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War
  • verb be bossy towards
    bully; ballyrag; bullyrag; push around; boss around; strong-arm; browbeat.
    • Her big brother always bullied her when she was young

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rally

  • noun a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
    mass meeting.
  • noun the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
    rallying.
    • he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning
    • he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack

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archive

  • noun a depository containing historical records and documents
  • verb put into an archive
    file away.

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father_brown

  • noun a Catholic priest who was the hero of detective stories by G. K. Chesterton

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peace

  • noun the state prevailing during the absence of war
  • noun harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
    • the roommates lived in peace together

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rip_van_winkle

  • noun a person oblivious to social changes
  • noun a person who sleeps a lot

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tantalization

  • noun the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances
    teasing; ribbing; tease.
    • he ignored their teases
    • his ribbing was gentle but persistent

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cockatrice

  • noun monster hatched by a reptile from a cock's egg; able to kill with a glance

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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bunyan

  • noun English preacher and author of an allegorical novel, Pilgrim's Progress (1628-1688)
    John Bunyan.
  • noun a legendary giant lumberjack of the north woods of the United States and Canada
    Paul Bunyan.
    • Paul Bunyan had a blue ox named Babe
    • the lakes of Minnesota began when Paul Bunyan and Babe's footprints filled with water

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piyama

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phoenix

  • noun a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
    genus Phoenix.
  • noun the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation
    capital of Arizona.

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perseus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster
  • noun a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way

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william

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narcissus

  • noun bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
  • noun (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection

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walter_mitty

  • noun fictional character created by James Thurber who daydreams about his adventures and triumphs

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peter_pan

  • noun a boyish or immature man; after the boy in Barrie's play who never grows up
  • noun the main character in a play and novel by J. M. Barrie; a boy who won't grow up

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typhon

  • noun (Greek mythology) a monster with a hundred heads who breathed out flames; son of Typhoeus and father of Cerberus and the Chimera and the Sphinx

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prophetic

  • adjective foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention
    prophetical.
    • prophetic writings
    • prophetic powers
    • words that proved prophetic

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hittite

  • noun a member of an ancient people who inhabited Anatolia and northern Syria about 2000 to 1200 BC
  • noun the language of the Hittites and the principal language of the Anatolian group of languages; deciphered from cuneiform inscriptions

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emile

  • noun the boy whose upbringing was described by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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agamemnon

  • noun (Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War

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wife

  • noun a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    married woman.

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augeas

  • noun (Greek mythology) the mythical Greek king who for 30 years did not clean his stables which contained his vast herd of cattle

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sita

  • noun wife of the Hindu god Rama; regarded as an ideal of womanhood

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rule

  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    regulation.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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trojan_war

  • noun (Greek mythology) a great war fought between Greece and Troy; the Greeks sailed to Troy to recover Helen of Troy, the beautiful wife of Menelaus who had been abducted by Paris; after ten years the Greeks (via the Trojan Horse) achieved final victory and burned Troy to the ground
    • the story of the Trojan War is told in Homer's Iliad

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mythical_creature

  • noun a monster renowned in folklore and myth
    mythical monster.

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sweeney_todd

  • noun fictional character in a play by George Pitt; a barber who murdered his customers
    Todd.

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nibelung

  • noun (German mythology) a companion or follower of Siegfried
  • noun (German mythology) any of the race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard that was stolen by Siegfried

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