Of or pertaining to flowers or to something with a flowery pattern, from the name of the Roman goddess of flowers.
Extremely conceited, from the name of the youth in Greek mythology who so admired his own reflection in a pool of water that he wasted away and died while staring at his own image.
In a trancelike state, from the name of the Greek god of sleep.
Huge or great, from the name of the gigantic bronze statue of Apollo once located at the entrance to the harbor of Rhodes.
Intricate, complicated, or puzzling, from the name of the maze constructed by Daedalus on Crete for King Minos' Minotaur.
Of little importance, from the name of the goddess of the streets, whose name comes from the Latin for '3 roads' or 'crossroads,' where people engaged in idle conversation.
Riotously merry or unrestrained in revelry, from the name of the 7-day feast of merrymaking and debauchery honoring the Roman god of agriculture during the winter solstice.
Versatile, changeable, and fickle, or readily assuming different forms and shapes and exceptionally variable, from the name of the minor sea god whom no one was able to catch because he was able to change himself into different shapes.
Huge, enormous, or massive, from the name of a race of giants with one eye in the middle of the forehead.
Godlike, celestial, or majestic, from the name of the mountain where the 12 major Greek gods lived.
Evoking sexual desire, from the name of the Greek god of love.
Warlike, or pertaining to war and fighting, from the name of the Roman god of war.
Foolhardy, rash, or overly daring, from the name of Daedalus' offspring who failed to listen to his father's advice and flew too close to the sun, thereby melting the wax that held his wings together.
Obscure or ambiguous in meaning or having a double meaning, from the oracle of Apollo whose answers could be taken two ways.
Sluggish, gloomy, morose, or taciturn, from the name of the sixth planet from the sun because astrologers believed that those born under its sign were morose and quiet in keeping with its leaden nature, its slow movement around the sun, and its remoteness.
Rustic, peaceful, and pastoral, from the name of a mountainous region in central Peloponnesus, Greece, known for the pastoral innocence of its people and used as a setting by the buccolic poets.
Imaginary, impossible, or visionary, from the name of the fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail killed by Bellerophon.
Magical, hard to understand, having to do with the occult, or completely sealed by fusion, from the name of _____ Trismegistus, the Greek name for the Egyptian god Thoth, by legend considered the author of books on alchemy.
Of or referring to winds or storms or anything produced or carried by the winds, from the name of the Greek mortal keeper of the winds, who was sometimes called a god.
Anything helpful to the memory, from the name of the Titan goddess of memory and mother of the Muses.
Pertaining to metalworking or pertaining to a volcanic explosion, from the name of the god of fire and metalworking in Roman mythology.
Forgetful, from the name of the river of Hades that produced forgetfulness in those who drank from it.
Worthy of respect or reverence, from the name of the Roman goddess of love.
Happy, from the astrological belief that people born under the sign of the planet Jupiter are happy.
Urbane, having a worldwide presence, and at home in all countries, from the Greek for 'universe' and 'order.'
Drunken and wildly merry, from the name of the Roman god of wine.
Pertaining to dance, from the name of the Muse of dance and of the dramatic chorus.
Life-bringing, boldly creative and original, from the name of the Titan who brought fire to humans.
Prosperous or peaceful, pertaining to the reign of Saturn, which was considered the golden age.
Using ruthless or violent measures to produce conformity to an arbitrary standard, from the highwayman who made his victims fit the length of his iron bed.