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Odyssey Vocabulary Part 1

Convey
Verb

To make an idea or a feeling known to

someone. Synonyms: To communicate, to transfer. I would like to convey my sincere appreciation for your hard work.

Bliss
Noun

Extreme happiness or great joy.


Synonyms: Happiness, joy. We wish them a lifetime of wedded bliss

together.

Indifferent
Adjective

When you have no particular interest or

concern about a topic you are indifferent. Synonym: Unconcerned. She was indifferent to her homework.

Fury
Noun

Wild or violent anger.


Synonyms: Rage, anger, violence. He unleashed his fury when someone stole

his car.

Surpass
Verb

To to be greater than or better than.


Synonyms: Excel, outdo, exceed. Surpass all the other teams in your league.

Adversary
Noun

An opponent in a contest or dispute.


Synonyms: Rival, enemy, or competitor. He had been spying on his adversary for a

long time now, preparing for the race.

Formidable
Adjective

Inspiring fear or respect through being large

and powerful. Synonyms: Tremendous, dreadful, terrible. The mountains were a formidable barrier.

Mustered
Verb

People or things were gathered or assembled.


Synonyms: Collected, grouped. All the troops mustered at the tent for further

directions from their leader.

Valor
Noun

Great courage in the face of danger,

especially in battle. Synonym: Bravery. He showed a great act of valor when he saved the two children from the fire.

Plundered
Verb

Someone took goods by force.


Synonym: Looted. The fierce pirates captured the merchant ship

and plundered it.

Dispatched
Verb

When something is finished quickly.


Synonym: To move forward. She dispatched the assignment an hour

before anyone else did.

Assuage
Verb

To calm someone or something.


Synonyms: Soothe, pacify. Gentle words may assuage their anger.

Bereft
Adjective

When you are lacking or missing something,

you are bereft. Synonym: Deprived. Bereft of sleep, she struggled to stay awake during class.

Ardor
Noun

Passion and enthusiasm.


Synonyms: intensity, devotion. The audience cheered their favorite

characters with ardor.

Insidious
Adjective

Someone who betrays and is very sneaky is

insidious. Synonyms: Deceitful, sly, dangerous. The traitors insidious actions led to the citys downfall.