The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice - Brendan Pelsue

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


To strum is to play a musical instrument by plucking the strings with your fingers. Strumming is often used to accompany singing or other music.

  • He strums the guitar to accompany his singing.
  • She strums the guitar to accompany her piano playing.

A lyre is a type of instrument that is used to play music. It is usually made out of wood or metal, and it has a string that is played with a bow.

  • The musician played the lyre with such skill that the audience was spellbound.
  • The lyre is an ancient instrument that is still used today.

To dwell means to live in or visit a place for a long time. When you dwell on something, you focus your attention on it for a long time.

  • The author dwells on the negative aspects of the city.
  • The author dwells on the positive aspects of the city.

The word demonic is used to describe things or people that are evil or harmful. It is often used to describe things that are dangerous or evil.

  • The demonic creature was attacking people in the town.
  • The demonic forces are trying to take over the world.

There are many different goddesses, each of which represents a different aspect of life. Some goddesses are associated with fertility, others with wisdom, and others with power.

  • The goddesses are powerful and important, and they should be respected.
  • The goddesses are symbols of the feminine power, and they should be respected.

To weep is to cry tears. When she wept in her bedroom, she was very upset.

  • When she saw the dress on the rack, she wept with joy.
  • I can tell that she's weeping because her voice is shaking.

Swearing is using swear words. Swearing is not always an unpleasant experience, but it can sometimes be difficult to control your emotions.

  • He swore at the driver, and then got into a fight with him.
  • She swore at the mistake that was made, and then she threw the ball across the room.

To mourn is to feel sadness and sorrow over someone's death. When someone dies, everyone in the community mourns.

  • The town mourned the death of the mayor.
  • The company mourned the death of their founder.

Babbled means to talk too much and to not say anything important. When a person babbles, they tend to say a lot of random words without making any sense.

  • He babbled on and on about his favorite subject.
  • She babbled so much that the other people in the room started to get angry.