CLAS 1020 Unit 3 English Expressions

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harpy

a shrew, nagging woman

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halcyon days

past period of idyllic peace remembered nostalgically//comes from the Halcyon bird that builds its nest on the sea

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siren-song

an alluring utterance or appeal, especially one that is seductive or deceptive

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bacchanalia

wild party

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sphinx

a puzzling or mysterious person

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Oedipus complex

tendency of sons to bond intimately or sexually with their mothers and therefore view their fathers as rivals

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sparagmos

dismemberment

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omophagia

eating raw flesh

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sophrosynē

moderation

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miasma

pollution; plague; unhealthy atmosphere

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