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The Story of Prometheus Vocabulary

Ambrosia the food and drink of the gods
Tyrant a cruel and oppressive dictator
Argos an ancient city in southeastern Greece
Fetter a shackle for the ankles or feet
Savage lacking the restraints normal to civilized human beings (wild)
Intent The state of mind in which something is done
Gaunt very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Nymph a minor nature goddess depicted as a beautiful maiden
haste overly eager speed and possible carelessness
Toil work hard
Forethought a thinking or planning out in advance; consideration for the future
Lurking to lie in wait in a place of concealment especially for an evil purpose
Foreboding an omen, prediction, or presentiment especially of coming evil
Wretched deeply afflicted, dejected, or distressed; extremely or deplorably bad or distressing; bad or evil
Amid in or into the middle of; surrounded by
Hastened to move or act quickly; to cause to happen more quickly
Created by: mmrandolph



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