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Flashcards in Antigone Vocab Deck (35):
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promulgation

public declaration or a law

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unsepulchered

unburied

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firebrand

monster

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edict

a decree, a formal proclamation

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interdict

a prohibition

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epiphany

a sudden flash of understanding, a revelation by a divine being

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fulminant

occurring suddenly, rapidly, with great intensity

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ubiquitous

omnipresent, everywhere

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panoplies

armor(complete and decorated)

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vicissitudes

any changes or variations in something, mutability

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recompense

payment anends

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mettle

courage and fourtitude

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disposition

one's mood or temperature

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volatile

changeable

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flailing

thrashing, striking

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flagrantly

deliberately, conspicuously

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metamorphose


change form

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consummate

bring to fulfillment or completion

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jades


disreputable women or girls

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encumbrous

burdensome

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sedition

rebillion

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anarchy

a state or society without government or law; disorder

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reprobate

morally unprincipled person

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loggerheads

stuck in a dispute or argument( head on)

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lackey

servant

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ephemeral


fleeting, not lasting

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panegyrics

eulogies: speeches in praise of a person, usually at a funeral

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dirges

funeral songs

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capricious

fickle, implusive

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augury

divination, art of reading omens

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portent

omen

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platitude

trite or cliched remark

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adulate

to praise excessively or fawningly

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supplicate

beseech, entreat, pray

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purblind

slow in understanding or discernment