1. WORD – beguiling POS – adj MOD: “Low she sang in her beguiling voice, while on her loom she wove ambrosial fabric sheer and bright, by that craft known to the goddesses of heaven.” Definition – charming; pleasing 2. WORD – brazen POS – adj MOD-“Tender girls whose hearts were new to grief; many were there, too, torn by brazen lanceheads, battle-slain, bearing still their bloody gear.” Definition –bold and without shame 3. WORD –mutinous POS – adj MOD – “My men were mutinous, fools, on stores of wine.” Definition -rebellious 4. WORD –travail POS – N MOD – “And all this time, in travail, sobbing, gaining on the current, we rowed into the strait …” Definition -painful, laborious effort 5. WOD –contrived POS – verb MOD - “O cruel drowsing, in the evil hour! Here they sat, and a great work they contrived.” Definition – to do something foolish that created an undesirable situation 6. WOD –smote POS –adj MOD – “In the hushed hall it smote the suitors and all their faces changed. Then Zeus thundered overhead …” Definition – hit, struck and punched 7. WOD -contemptible POS – adj MOD – “My hand and eye are sound, not so contemptible as the young men say.” Definition -disgraceful and shameful 8. WORD –revelry POS – N MOD– : “…the cup was in his fingers, the wine was even at his lips, and did he dream of death? How could he? In that revelry amid his throng of friends who would imagine a single foe …” Definition -merrymaking; festivity 9. WORD –avails POS - verb MOD-“the pouncing falcons grip their prey, no frantic wing avails, and farmers love to watch those beakèd hunters.” Definition -is of use; help or benefit 10. WORD –tremulous POS – adj MOD-“Their secret! as she heard it told, her knees grew tremulous and weak, her heart failed her.” Definition – shaking 11. WORD –candor POS – N MOD –“Telemachus with his clear candor said: ‘I am with you, Uncle.’” Definition – being honest and straightforward; frankness 12. WORD –oblation POS – N MOD – “Be kind to us, we’ll make you fair oblation and gifts of hammered gold. Have mercy on us!” Definition- offering or sacrifice 13. WORD –pliant POS – adj MOD – I planed them all, inlaid them all with silver, gold, and ivory, and stretched a bed between—a pliant web of oxhide thongs dyed crimson.” Definition –flexible 14. WORD –lavish POS – adj MOD –“Athena: one whose work moves to delight: just so she lavished beauty over Odysseus’ head and shoulders.” Definition –rich, luxurious 15. WORD –throng POS – N MOD – “…the cup was in his fingers, the wine was even at his lips, and did he dream of death? How could he? In that revelry amid his throng of friends who would imagine a single foe …” Definition-a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals.