Of great size or power, from the name of the enormous beings considered the first generation of true gods who ruled before the Olympians.
Wild, frenzied, and disorderly, based on the name of the Greek god of wine and revelry who represents the sensuous and irrational side of man and the universe.
In a very confused or disordered state, from the term for the formless, confused state of matter out of which a supreme being created all things.
Of or like the moon, pale or pallid, or crescent-shaped, from the name of the Roman goddess of the moon.
Pertaining to metalworking or pertaining to a volcanic explosion, from the name of the god of fire and metalworking in Roman mythology.
Tranquil, idyllic, or prosperous, from the name of the kingfisher birds into which the gods turned Ceyx & his wife Alcyone, daughter of the Greek wind god Aeolus, & for which the gods then, out of pity for the transformed pair, decreed peaceful seas for the 14 days of their breeding season.
Bisexual, or having both male and female reproductive characteristics, from a handsome boy who had both sets of genetalia, after he was joined to a nymph while bathing.
Having many branches, difficult to defeat or destroy, from the name of the many-headed serpent of Greek mythology that grew 2 heads in the place of any one that was cut off.
Abnormally drowsy or sluggish, from the name of the river of Hades that caused a loss of memory in those who drank from it.
Of or pertaining to the earth or its inhabitants, from the Latin name of the goddess of the Earth.
Of great size, strength, and courage, very difficult to accomplish, or requiring great size or courage, from the name of the greatest of the Greek heroes.
Of or like he infernal regions, from the name of the god of the lower world in Roman mythology.
Vigilant or extremely observant, drawn from the story of the giant with a hundred eyes.
Pertaining to the planet Mars, from the name of the Roman god of war.
Skillfully made or intricate, from the name of the builder of the maze confining the Minotaur.
Very loud, from the name of the Greek herald in the Trojan War described in the Iliad as having the voice of 50 men.
Inhabiting the woods or wooded, from the name of the ancient Roman gods of woods and fields.
Vast, pertaining to the universe as a whole, from the name the Greeks gave to the order that replaced Chaos.
Harmonious or serene, from the name of the Olympian god of the intellect, of the arts, and of healing who represents the rational side of man and the universe.
Deceiving, hypocritical, or two-faced, from the name of a Roman god considered vigilant because he had 2 faces looking in opposite directions.
Of or having to do with the Bronze Age civilization of Crete from about 3000 to 1400 B.C., from the name of the legendary king and lawmaker of the country who became one of the 3 judges in the underworld after his death.
Melodious or entrancing, from the name of the Greek poet whose singing almost won the release of his wife Eurydice from Hades.
Of the north or of the north wind, from the name of the god of the North Wind.
With superhuman strength, from the name of Poseidon's giant son, the wrestler, who was invincible as long as he was in contact with his mother Gaea, the earth.
Transmitted through sexual intercourse, infected with a STD, or serving to excite sexual desire, from the name of the Roman goddess of love.
Of the far north, very cold, or arctic, from the name the Greeks used to identify an inhabitant of a region beyond the North Wind.
Mysterious and difficult to understand, from the name of the sacred shrine where the ancients consulted priests or priestesses who gave ambiguous answers to questions.
Regal or stately, used to describe a woman, especially one of fairly good size, from the name of the queen of the Roman gods.
Quick, changeable, or having rapidly changing moods, from the name of the Roman messenger of the gods and the god of commerce.
Infernal or dark, completely binding, or inviolable, from the name of the river encircling Hades.