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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • 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; mention; 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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text

  • noun the words of something written
    textual matter.
    • there were more than a thousand words of text
    • they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
    • he wants to reconstruct the original text
  • noun a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
    • the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon

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ibycus

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dictys

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benoît

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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servius

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lefevre

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boitani

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tale

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    story; narration; narrative.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • noun a trivial lie
    fib; story; taradiddle; tarradiddle.
    • he told a fib about eating his spinach
    • how can I stop my child from telling stories?

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story

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    tale; narration; narrative.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • noun a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
    • he writes stories for the magazines

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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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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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author

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    writer.
  • noun someone who originates or causes or initiates something
    source; generator.
    • he was the generator of several complaints

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priam

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

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pandarus

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filostrato

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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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lydgate

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calchas

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sommerstein

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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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fragment

  • noun a piece broken off or cut off of something else
    • a fragment of rock
  • noun a broken piece of a brittle artifact
    sherd; shard.

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diomedes

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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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chaucer

  • noun English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400)
    Geoffrey Chaucer.

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treatment

  • noun care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    intervention.
  • noun the management of someone or something
    handling.
    • the handling of prisoners
    • the treatment of water sewage
    • the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

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epic

  • noun a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
    heroic poem; epic poem; epos.
  • adjective satellite very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    larger-than-life; heroic.
    • an epic voyage
    • of heroic proportions
    • heroic sculpture

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temple

  • noun place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
  • noun the flat area on either side of the forehead
    • the veins in his temple throbbed

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cressida

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shakespeare

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    Bard of Avon; William Shakspere; Shakspere; William Shakespeare.

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boccaccio

  • noun Italian poet (born in France) (1313-1375)
    Giovanni Boccaccio.

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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hostage

  • noun a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms
    surety.

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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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lover

  • noun a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; fan; buff.

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criseyde

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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scholia

  • noun a marginal note written by a scholiast (a commentator on ancient or classical literature)
    scholium.
  • noun a marginal note written by a scholiast (a commentator on ancient or classical literature)
    scholium.

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love_story

  • noun a story dealing with love
    romance.

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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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troilos

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iliad

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

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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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prophecy

  • noun knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
    vaticination; prognostication.
  • noun a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
    divination.

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apollo

(Classic Myth.) A deity among the Greeks and Romans. He was the god of light and day (the "sun god"), of archery, prophecy, medicine, poetry, and music, etc., and was represented as the model of manly grace and beauty; -- called also Phébus.

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dare

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    daring.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    make bold; presume.
    • How dare you call my lawyer?

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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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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polyxena

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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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briseida

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sophocles

  • noun one of the great tragedians of ancient Greece (496-406 BC)

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hecuba

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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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dryden

  • noun the outstanding poet and dramatist of the Restoration (1631-1700)
    John Dryden.

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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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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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guido

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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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athena

  • noun (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva
    Pallas Athene; Pallas; Athene; Pallas Athena.

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page

  • noun one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  • noun English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
    Sir Frederick Handley Page.

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