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Alcestis

Line breaks: Al|ces¦tis
Pronunciation: /alˈsɛstɪs
 
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Greek Mythology
  • Wife of Admetus, king of Pherae in Thessaly. She saved her husband’s life by consenting to die on his behalf.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody