Honor English

  1. In book 9, the cyclops were Odysseus' _______.
    Adversary; one that contends with, opposes, or resists
  2. As Odysseus  men rowed past, the sirens' voices began to _______.
    dwindle; to become steadily less
  3. Circe has a _____ voice, but she was tricky and evil too.
    beguiling;  hoodwink
  4. Odysseus is known for his guile and ______.
    Stealth; intended not to attract attention
  5. The ____ waters at Scylla and Charybdis were physically and mentally stressful on Odysseus' men.
    Dire; threatening
  6. After her marriage, the hours spent waiting for Romeo seem  ___ to Juliet.
    Tedious; tiresome because of length or dullness
  7. Romeo thinks Juliet is bright like the sun and the moon is ____ of her beauty.
    Envious; feeling or showing envy
  8. Friar marries Romeo and Juliet.. eliminate _____.
    Rancor; bitter deep-seated ill will
  9. Paris... ____ young man... good match for a young lady.
    Valiant; possessing or acting with bravery or boldness
  10. Prince was ____ by the continuous fighting.
    Vexed; debated or discussed at length
  11. The suitor is ________ ... belief that Odysseus was dead.
    Justification; something that justifies
  12. Odysseus' men ... feared they wouldn't be able to move his ________ door.
    Ponderous; of very great weight
  13. At the start of the play, the Capulets begin a ____.
    quarrel; a ground of dispute or complaint
  14. Polyphemus... _____ indifferent to their feelings or beliefs.
    indifferent; that does not matter one way or the other
  15. The cyclops that he wouldn't let Odysseus and his men free... a ____.
    whim;  a capricious or eccentric and often sudden idea or turn of the mind
  16. a lover
  17. unable to breath; suffocate
  18. Odysseus was ______ ; determined to have revenge on the suitors
    implacable; not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated
  19. agitated with doubt or mental conflict or pain
  20. a feeling of contempt for someone or something regarded asunworthy or inferior
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Honor English
2nd semester