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Flashcards in Greek Mythology Deck (13):
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Immortal

Not mortal; not liable or subject to death; undying:
our immortal souls.

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Myth

A traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event, with or without a determinable basis of fact or a natural explanation.

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Destiny

Something that is to happen or has happened to a particular person or thing.

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Prophet

A person who speaks for God or a deity, or by divine inspiration.

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Deity

Divine character or nature, especially that of the Supreme Being; divinity.

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Centaur

Classical Mythology. one of a race of monsters having the head, trunk, and arms of a man, and the body and legs of a horse.

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Demigod

A mythological being who is partly divine and partly human; an inferior deity.

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Divine

Addressed, appropriated, or devoted to God or a god; religious; sacred.

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Nymph

One of a numerous class of lesser deities of mythology, conceived of as beautiful maidens inhabiting the sea, rivers, woods, trees, mountains, meadows, etc.

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Gorgon

Classical Mythology. any of three sister monsters commonly represented as having snakes for hair, wings, brazen claws, and eyes that turned anyone looking into them to stone. Medusa, the only mortal Gorgon, was beheaded by Perseus.

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Mentor

An influential senior sponsor or supporter.

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Nemesis

Something that a person cannot conquer, achieve, etc.

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Revelation

Something revealed or disclosed, especially a striking disclosure, as of something not before realized.