Creation Story Vocab. 1

  1. oracle
    a person (as a priestess of ancient Greece) through whom a deity is believed to speak
  2. trident
    a 3-pronged spear serving in classical mythology as the attribute of a sea god (as Neptune)
  3. futile
    serving no useful purpose : completely ineffective
  4. desolate
    devoid of inhabitants and visitors : deserted
  5. humane
    marked by compassion, sympathy, or consideration for humans or animals
  6. hewn
    to give form or shape to with or as if with heavy cutting blows
  7. customary
    commonly practiced, used, or observed
  8. mortal
    subject to death
  9. excruciating
    causing great pain or anguish
  10. counsel
    to advise
  11. flourish
    to make bold and sweeping gestures
  12. crag
    a steep rugged rock or cliff
  13. unappeased
    not brought to a state of peace or quiet
  14. esteem
    worth, value
  15. catastrophe
    a momentous tragic event ranging from extreme misfortune to utter overthrow or ruin
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Creation Story Vocab. 1
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