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Flashcards in Words From Greek Myths Deck (16):
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Narcissist def

Someone that has an excessive interest in oneself

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Mentor def

Wise or trusted advisor or guide that helps/teaches

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Echo def

A sound heard again and again near its source after being reflected

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Helium def

A gaseous element present in the sun

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Museum def

A building where u see objects of historical/ cultural or artistic interest exhibited

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Odyssey def

An epic journey

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Panic def

Sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety often causing wildly unthinkable behaviors

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Tantalize def

Torment or tease someone w a sight or promise of something unattainable

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Hydrant def

Upright water pipe w a nozzle to which a fire hose can be attached

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Phobia def

An extreme or irrational fear or aversion to something

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Phobia myth

Phobo son of Aries

Personification of fear

Accompanied dad into war

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Tantalize myth

Tantalus who offended the god so much he was condemned in the afterlife to an eternity of hunger:thirst

Stood in pool w fruit over head couldn't reach it

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Hydrant myth

Comes from "hydro" water

"Hydra" 9 headed water beast cut off head comes back

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Panic myth

"Pan" Greek forest God of shepherds

When ppl run into him he instilled them w terror

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Odyssey myth

From homers the odyssey warrior Odysseus , ten year journey from Troy

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Nemesis def

Worst enemy