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River whose name means "hateful"
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Alternative clues for the word styx
River with a "dreadful shore," in Shakespeare
Crossing for Charon
River of Hell
River to the underworld
Where Achilles was bathed
An oath on it was once held to be inviolable
Name on which ancient oaths were taken
"The flood of deadly hate": Milton
A tenth part of the waters of Oceanus
Mythological ferry locale
River to Hades
Thetis bathed Achilles in it, in myth
Charon crosses it
Charon crossed it
Stream of mythology
Band with the 1979 hit "Babe"
Classic rock group with a name from Greek myth
1970's-90's rock group with a name from Greek myth
River of Hades
It circles Hades nine times
Milton called it "The flood of deadly hate"
Hit 1970s-'90s band with a mythological name
Boundary of myth
Frightful river to cross
"Come Sail Away" band, 1977
Gods swear by it
"Mr. Roboto" band, 1983
River ferried by Charon
Zeus swore oaths upon it
Where Achilles was dipped to make him invincible
Moon of 6-Down named for a mythological river
Mother of Nike, in Greek myth
River of the underworld, in myth
River crossed by Orpheus
One hell of a river?
River to 16-Across
Something crossed in "The Divine Comedy"
(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
Where Charon labored
Course for the dead?
River of Charon
Last river to cross?
Ferryman Charon's river
A river of Hades
One of five rivers bordering Hades
Word definitions for styx in dictionaries
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Styx \Styx\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Class. Myth.) The principal river of the lower world, which had to be crossed in passing to the regions of the dead.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., the Greek river of the Underworld, literally "the Hateful," cognate with Greek stygos "hatred," stygnos "gloomy," from stygein "to hate, abominate," from PIE *stug- , extended form of root *steu- (1) "to push, stick, knock, beat." Oaths sworn...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
In Greek mythology , Styx (; ) is a deity and a river that forms the boundary between Earth and the Underworld (the domain often called Hades, which also is the name of its ruler ). The rivers Styx, Phlegethon , Acheron , Lethe , and Cocytus all converge...
Usage examples of styx.
The two moons, Hestia and Styx, when aligned, created a period when access to power was far, far easier.
The man we believe them to have contacted for the job is known in the trade by the name of Charon, after the Styx ferryman.
A bittersweet passage, Ferries ev'rywhere upon that cold and cloud-torn Styx, Bells dolefully a-bang in the Murk, strange little gaff-rigg'd coasters and lighters veering all over the Water, stack'd high abovedecks with Cargo, a prosperous Hell.
Fraker had dictated effectively reduced Rick's death to observations about the craniocerebral trauma he'd sustained, with a catalogue of abrasions, contusions, small-intestine avulsions, mesenteric lacerations, and sufficient skeletal damage to certify Rick's crossing of the River Styx.
Fraker had dictated effectively reduced Rick's death to observations about the craniocerebral trauma he'd sustained, with a catalogue of abrasions, contusions, small-intestine avulsions, mesenteric lacerations, and sufficient skeletal damage to certify Ricks crossing of the River Styx.
And in the midst thereof did horror dwell,And darkenesse dredd, that neuer viewed day,Like to the balefull house of lowest hell,In which old Styx her aged bones alway,Old Styx the Grandame of the Gods, doth lay.
But such a star hath influence in his sword As rules the skies and countermands the gods More than Cimmerian Styx or Destiny: And then shall we in this detested guise, With shame, with hunger, and with horror stay, Griping our bowels with retorqued thoughts, And have no hope to end our ecstasies.
That inky Dark—gulf between aham and Asti—blackest Styx, abyss between Lord and Man.
That inky Dark-- gulf between aham and Asti--blackest Styx, abyss between Lord and Man.
That inky Dark–gulf between aham and Asti–blackest Styx, abyss between Lord and Man.
Los oscuros amos fueron desplazados hacia el sur del gran río Styx, Nilus o Nilo, que fluye hacia el norte desde las sombrías tierras interiores del continente, se vuelve casi en ángulo recto y sigue hacia el oeste a través de las praderas de Shem hasta desembocar en el gran mar.
Even in the shade of a huge old Indian laurel with roots no doubt deep enough to tap the Styx, I couldn't pretend that I was being coddled in a sauna.
The ground these warehouses stood upon sloped marshily down to the low muddy banks of the Styx.
Inch and, of course, Neale of the Styx, followed closely by Captain Peel of the Relentless.
She herself polices text – against men like the Moriarty-like Acheron Styx, whose current scam is to hold the minor characters of Dickens' novels to ransom, entering the manuscript and abducting them for execution and extinction one by one.