The Odyssey - Issaquah Connect

The Odyssey - Issaquah Connect

The Odyssey By: Kady, Emily, Taylor, and Rachel Muse Definition: Noun, A daughter of Zeus, credited with divine inspiration. The Odyssey Sentence: Sing in me, Muse, and through me tell the story Example Sentence: For many

years, Muses have inspired artists into making some of the most famous works of art around the world. Harried Definition: Adjective/verb, tormented, harassed. The Odyssey Sentence: tell the story of that man, the wanderer, harried for years on end Example Sentence: At the fair, the little girl was harried into going on a ride that she was not comfortable riding.

Briskly Definition: Moving or speaking quickly; quick, efficient. Adverb. The Odyssey Sentence: We climbed, then, briskly to the cave. Example Sentence: The man briskly made his way to the train station.

Appalled Definition: Verb, to cause (someone) to feel fear, shock, or disgust. The Odyssey Sentence: We cried aloud, lifting our hands to Zeus, powerless, looking on at this, appalled. Example Sentence: A gasp escaped the woman as she watched the appalling scene unfold before her.

Ponderous Definition- Adjective, of very great weight, bulky in clumsy way. The Odyssey Sentence- If I killed him we perished there as well, for we could never move his ponderous doorway slap aside. Example sentence- The workers moved at a snails pace, knowing that they would never finish their ponderous work. Profusion

Definition: Noun, a large amount of something. The Odyssey Sentence- I held this in the fires heart and turned it, toughening it, then hid it, well back in the cavern, under one of the dung piles in profusion there. Example sentence: The flowers grew with profusion, blossoming into big beautiful colors.

Ambrosia Definition: Noun, something pleasing to taste or smell, relates; the food of the gods. The Odyssey Sentence: But heres a bit of nectar and ambrosia! Example sentence: When I walked into my home after a long day, the ambrosia of apple pie filled the air.

Meditation Definition: Noun, continued or extended thought; reflection; contemplation, The Odyssey sentence: Last of them all my ram, the leader, came, weighted by wool and me with my meditations. Example sentence: Before a big test Leah likes to meditate, to clear her mind.

Linger Definition: Verb, to remain or stay at, or in a place longer than usual or expected The Odyssey sentence: You never linger so, but graze before them all, and go afar to crop sweet grass. Example sentence: My friend was supposed to meet me three hours ago, so I just lingered

around. Adversary Definition: Noun, a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent. The Odyssey sentence: Far out, as far off shore as shouted words would carry, I sent a few back to the adversary. Example sentence: We were pretty far ahead, when all of the

sudden I see our adversary catching up behind us.

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