Gilgamesh the hero

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  1. sage
    a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics
  2. clamber
    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  3. incessantly
    without interruption
  4. tyrant
    a cruel and oppressive dictator
  5. sluggard
    an idle slothful person
  6. marvel
    be amazed at
  7. ebb
    the outward flow of the tide
  8. pelt
    the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
  9. beckon
    summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture
  10. footling
    (informal) small and of little importance
  11. plait
    a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
  12. sidle
    move sideways
  13. bristle
    a stiff hair
  14. frieze
    an ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band
  15. scythe
    an edge tool for cutting grass
  16. malign
    speak unfavorably about
  17. phosphorescent
    emitting light without appreciable heat
  18. hummock
    a small natural hill
  19. slake
    satisfy, as thirst
  20. spurn
    reject with contempt
  21. parapet
    a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony
  22. paradox
    a statement that contradicts itself
  23. desperation
    a state in which all hope is lost or absent
  24. shank
    the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
  25. lithe
    moving and bending with ease
  26. pip
    a small hard seed found in some fruits
  27. diamantine
    consisting of diamonds or resembling diamonds
  28. umbelliferous
    relating to or belonging to plants of the family Umbelliferae
  29. lament
    a cry of sorrow and grief
  30. moil
    work hard
  31. fate
    the ultimate agency predetermining the course of events
  32. mewl
    cry weakly or softly
  33. quest
    the act of searching for something
  34. myriad
    a large indefinite number
  35. despot
    a cruel and oppressive dictator
  36. torrent
    an overwhelming number or amount
  37. contemplate
    think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
  38. woo
    seek someone's favor
  39. enraged
    marked by extreme anger
  40. winded
    breathing laboriously or convulsively
  41. summit
    the top or extreme point of something
  42. spread-eagle
    stand with arms and legs spread out
  43. candidly
    it is sincerely the case that
  44. surge
    rise and move, as in waves or billows
  45. scepter
    a ceremonial or emblematic staff
  46. forge
    create by hammering
  47. anvil
    a heavy block on which hot metals are shaped by hammering
  48. rash
    imprudently incurring risk
  49. league
    an association of states or individuals for common action
  50. barge
    a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads
  51. fibre
    a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
  52. bellow
    make a loud noise, as of an animal
  53. thong
    underpants resembling a G-string
  54. wield
    handle effectively
  55. billow
    a large sea wave
  56. despatch
    the act of sending off something
  57. reverence
    a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
  58. silhouette
    a filled-in drawing of the outline of an object
  59. sag
    droop, sink, or settle
  60. ecstasy
    a state of elated bliss
  61. blasphemy
    profane language
  62. granary
    a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
  63. lurch
    move suddenly or as if unable to control one's movements
  64. runnel
    a small stream
  65. carcass
    the dead body of an animal
  66. daub
    an unskillful painting
  67. mourn
    feel sadness
  68. bay
    an indentation of a shoreline smaller than a gulf
  69. scald
    burn with a hot liquid or steam
  70. indistinguishable
    exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different
  71. meticulous
    marked by precise accordance with details
  72. shroud
    burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
  73. sterile
    incapable of reproducing
  74. drone
    make a monotonous low dull sound
  75. muse
    reflect deeply on a subject
  76. endeavor
    attempt by employing effort
  77. strident
    unpleasantly loud and harsh
  78. disheveled
    in disarray; extremely disorderly
  79. scuttle
    an entrance equipped with a hatch
  80. throttle
    a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
  81. invulnerable
    immune to attack; impregnable
  82. bulbous
    rounded and bulging
  83. intrigue
    a crafty and involved plot to achieve your ends
  84. illuminate
    make lighter or brighter
  85. swarm
    a group of many things in the air or on the ground
  86. scum
    a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid
  87. oblige
    force somebody to do something
  88. thrum
    sound the strings of (a string instrument)
  89. imperceptible
    impossible or difficult to sense
  90. menacing
    threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
  91. fatigue
    temporary loss of strength and energy from hard work
  92. mirage
    when hot air distorts reflections of distant objects
  93. caterwaul
    make a shrill and unpleasant screeching sound
  94. esteem
    the condition of being honored
  95. scaffold
    a temporary arrangement erected around a building
  96. aloft
    at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
  97. eerie
    suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
  98. cringe
    draw back, as with fear, pain, or embarrassment
  99. tiller
    someone who prepares the soil for the planting of crops
  100. ordeal
    a severe or trying experience
  101. vexation
    anger produced by some annoying irritation

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