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Iliadn: an ancient greek epic poem attributed to homer, telling the story of the trojan war and the hero Achilles
odysseyn: a long wandering and eventful journey; a Greek epic poem attributed to Homer, describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
embeddedadj: fixed firmly into the surface of something
inescapableadj: impossible to avoid or evade
heeln: the rounded back part of the foot below the ankle; someone who is morally reprehensible; (verb) to follow someone or something
epicn: a long and eventful or heroic history, story, poem, or film; (adjective) very imposing or impressive
mainstayn: a thing that is relied upon to support or uphold something else
versen: a type of poetry that is characterized by a metrical structure and often a rhyme scheme
recitev: to say a poem, piece of literature, etc. aloud from memory,
generationn: all the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively; the production of heat or electricity
committedadj: willing to put in a lot of effort, time, and energy into something; firmly believing in something
scholarn: professor; a person who studies a topic in considerable depth, particularly in a university
composev: to write music, poetry, or formal writing; to constitute or make up a whole, or a specified part of it
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
Mediterraneann: the sea encircled by southern Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia
turkeyn: (of an animal) a large bird with a fan-shaped tail native to North America, widely grown for food; (of a country) a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans
exploitv: to make full use of and gain an advantage from resources, opportunities, etc.
hectorv: to intimidate or bully someone
accordn: an official agreement or treaty between two organizations, countries, etc.; (verb) allow to have
mythn: an ancient story or set of stories accepted as history, especially explaining the worldview of a people
kidnappingn: the act of taking somebody away illegally and holding them captive
spartanadj: of or relating to Sparta (= a prominent city-state in Laconia, in ancient Greece) or its people; showing self-discipline and determination, especially in the face of hardship or adversity
conflictn: a strong disagreement, argument, or a violent clash between two opposing groups or individuals
ragen: a strong feeling of anger or violence
warriorn: a person who engaged in or experienced warfare, especially in the past
explorev: to travel to or penetrate an area or a country to learn about it; to thoroughly examine a subject or a possibility to learn more about it
combinationn: a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
flawn: a fault, mistake, or weakness that causes something not to be perfect
incorporatev: to include something as a part of a larger entity
evocativeadj: tending to evoke or bring something to mind
imageryn: the use of words or pictures in books, photographs, paintings, etc., that produces pictures in the minds of people; the ability to form mental images of things or events
dawnn: the time of day when the sun’s light starts to show in the sky
poemn: a piece of writing that emphasizes the expression of feelings and ideas by paying particular attention to diction (sometimes rhyme), rhythm, and imagery
renownedadj: famous and respected for great achievements, qualities, etc.
sequeln: a book, film, or other work that continues the story of an earlier one
recountv: to describe what happened or to narrate a story
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
rejoinv: to return to someone or something
largelyadv: virtually entirely; to a large degree
hinderv: to make it difficult for someone to do something; to limit the development of something
voyagen: a long journey, especially by sea or in space
goddessn: a female god, especially in ancient mythology; a woman who is worshipped or adored
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
dispatchv: to send someone or something somewhere for a particular purpose; to send a message or piece of information
numerousadj: amounting to a large indefinite number
suitorn: a man who seeks the favor, hand in marriage; a prospective buyer who wants to take control of another company
advancev: to go or move forward; to develop in a positive way
faithfuladj: loyal, constant, and steadfast in affection or allegiance
regardlessadv: not paying attention or considering something or someone even if the situation is bad or there are difficulties
authorshipn: the fact or condition of being the person who wrote a particular work;
enormousadj: extremely large or great
practicaladj: of or connected with actual use or real situation rather than with theory and ideas
memorizev: to learn something carefully so that you will remember it exactly
wanev: to decrease in size, strength, or intensity
inspiringadj: stimulating and motivating you to want to do something
mereadj: used to emphasize how insignificant or minor someone or something is
legendn: an old story that may or may not be accurate regarding some persons and events; a well-known person who is admired by others for a long time, particularly in a particular field
archaeologyn: the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
basisn: the most important facts, ideas, or events from which something is developed; the way how things are organized or arranged
phrasen: a group of words that mean something specific when used together
launchv: to send or propel something into the air or space using a device such as a rocket, missile, or spacecraft; to make something available or on sale for the first time

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