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Answer for the clue "River whose name means "hateful"", 4 letters:
styx

Alternative clues for the word styx

River with a "dreadful shore," in Shakespeare

Charon's crossing

Charon's domain

Charon's river

Crossing for Charon

River of Hell

River to the underworld

Underworld river

Underworld flower

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

Charon's waterway

A tenth part of the waters of Oceanus

Mythological ferry locale

River to Hades

Thetis bathed Achilles in it, in myth

Charon crosses it

Ferry river

Charon crossed it

Stream of mythology

Dead waters

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

Charon's workplace

Hellish river

River of Hades

It circles Hades nine times

Final course?

Deep river?

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

Underworld route

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

Boundary river

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

Dead river?

Hades river

Where Charon labored

Course for the dead?

River of Charon

Mythical river

Charon's post

Lower-world river

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...

Wikipedia 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.