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Flashcards in 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, especially one that is concerned with deities or demigods and explains some practice, rite, or phenomenon of nature.

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Destiny

something that is to happen or has happened to a particular person or thing; lot or fortune.

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Prophet

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

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Deity

a god or goddess.

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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

of or relating to a god, especially the Supreme Being.

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Nympth

one of a numerous class of lesser deities of mythology, conceived of as beautiful maidens inhabiting the sea, rivers, woods, trees, mountains, meadows, etc., and frequently mentioned as attending a superior deity.

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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

a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.

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Nemesis

a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.

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Revelation

the act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure.