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Odyssey Vocab

Vocab for the book the Odyssey by Homer

QuestionAnswer
A strong current of air Gale
To move or go lightly on or as if on a buoyant medium Waft
Easily bent or flexed Lithe
To anchor Moor
Something that covers, screens, or guards Shroud
To oppose successfully; defeat the hopes or aspirations of Thwart
To make a start Embark
Disposed to or being in a state of rebellion Mutinous
A heap of the game killed in a hunt Quarry
An adult male red deer Stag
To hold spellbound Enthrall
A group of persons sharing a common characteristic or activity Platoon
To make the natural cry of a sheep or goat Bleat
In a body; as a whole En Masse
A tribal poet-singer skilled in composing and reciting verses on heroes and their deeds Bard
Of a wine; well aged and pleasingly mild Mellow
A state of vexation or irration, injury or wear cause by friction Chafe
A resting or sleeping place Lair
The rear end of a boat Stern
To give out by measure Mete
The watery part of milk Whey
An act of assembling Muster
Keenly alert, lively Brisk
Wholly unharmed; not injured Unscathed
A usually superior wine all or most of which comes from a single year Vintage
To pretend or exaggerate incapacity or illness Malinger
An employee on a ship, airplane, bus, or train who manages the provisioning of food and attends passengers Steward
An act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice Libation
Any of the minor divinities of nature in classical mythology Nymph
Characteristic of an animal in quality, action, or instinct; purely physical Brute
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