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Flashcards in Antigone Vocab Deck (48):
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Carrion

Take of a bird that eats decaying flesh

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Bray

The sound a donkey makes

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To swagger

To strut with a sense of arrogance

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Auspicious

Promising success, favorable

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Contempt

Regarding someone as inferior or worthless

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Reverence

Awe and respect

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Sentry

Guard

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Impassively

A way that shows no emotion or feeling

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Senile

Incapable of reasoning, because of old age

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Pious

Reverent, religious

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Anarchist

A person favoring the overthrow of a government

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Furrow

A trench that is made by a plow

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Lithe

Characterized by flexibility

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Hearth

Fireplace

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To endure

To remain firm under suffering

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Sultry

Hot and humid

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Edict

Official decree

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Immutable

Unchanging

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Insolence

Rudeness/disrespect

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Stealthily

Secretly

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Defrence

Respect and esteem to an elder

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Subordinate

To place into inferior class or rank

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Malicious

Enjoying watching another suffer

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Male---Bene

Evil---Good

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Mysogymist

Hater of women

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Trample

To crush or injure from walking

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To slaken

To lessen the firmness or tension

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Perverse

Willfully, determined to go against, stubborn is opposing what is right

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Absolve

Free from consequences of guilt

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Piety

State of being reverent

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Awe

Wondering reverence, tinged with fearing

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Blasphemy

The act of insulting or showing contempt lack of reverence for God

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Vigil

Act and state of watching

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Dirge

Song of grief

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Lamentation

Whaling or dying, sadness

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Tormented

To submit to excruciating mental or physical pain

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Gale

Strong wind

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To mingle

To combine

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Jangling

Noisy arguing

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Entrails

Inner organs of a body

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Welter

Turmoil or confusion

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Glut

To stuff, to fill with excess

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Omen

Something that is supposed to foretell a future event

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Triffle

Small, insignificant thing

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Citadel

Fortress

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Disaster

In Latin-"from the stars"

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Clamnity

Disaster

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Vault

A room or compartment for keeping valuables