Flashcards in vocab3 - Sheet1 Deck (464)
the 'Eye of Horus', was thought to have magical powers. It was believed to have the ability to protect and heal.
Pairs of wedjat eyes were painted on coffins or tombs to protect against 'the evil eye'.
The lines drawn beneath the ‘wedjat’ eye represent the markings on a falcon’s face.
a recurring period of sexual receptivity and fertility in many female mammals; heat.
a vase-shaped pitcher, often decorated, with a base and a flaring spout, though the word is now unusual in informal English describing ordinary domestic vessels.
a legendary creature or type of hobgoblin comparable to the bogeyman, and other creatures of folklore, all of which were historically used in some cultures to frighten disobedient children.
a computer graphic that may be moved on-screen and otherwise manipulated as a single entity.
of or having equal dimensions.
of, relating to, or denoting muscular action in which tension is developed without contraction of the muscle.
a fishing line managed principally by hand
the hind part of the body of a mammal or the lower back of a bird.
a small or unimportant remnant of something originally larger.
a specialist in equine hoof care, including the trimming and balancing of horses' hooves and the placing of shoes on their hooves, i
to start over as a beginner-level character (though sometimes keeping experience points and acquired items).
a place or point where congestion occurs or is likely to occur, especially on a road.
a phenomenon that naturally accompanies or follows something.
used for any call and response style of singing, such as the kirtan and the sea shanty. Antiphonal music is music that is performed by two semi-independent choirs in interaction, often singing alternate musical phrases
a person skilled in geometry
the Oracle of Delphi, was the name of any priestess throughout the history of Temple of Apollo at Delphi,
Only great suffering is the ultimate emancipator of spirit, "the love of fate"
French dramatist (born in Romania) who was a leading exponent of the theater of the absurd
(especially of a gas or vapor) foul-smelling; noxious.
the process of making a revision or correction to a text.
a small stony concretion that may form in the stomachs of certain animals, especially ruminants, and which was once used as an antidote for various ailments.
a small European tree that has hanging clusters of yellow flowers succeeded by slender pods containing poisonous seeds. The hard timber is sometimes used as an ebony substitute. Native to Central and Southern Europe, laburnums have been widely planted as ornamentals.
a strong coarse brownish Indian silk obtained from the cocoons of an Oriental saturniid silkworm,
The bass string, as of a violin. 3. An organ stop, commonly of the 16-foot pipes, medium in scale but with dark timbr
brown cane that is widely used for walking sticks and umbrella handles.
(especially of a small bird) make repeated short high-pitched sounds; twitter.
a climbing plant that has large pink, purple, red, or white flowers.
a brilliant red pigment made from mercury sulfide