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untoward
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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Definition
improper, awkward, or unfavorable
  • Moreover, let the twain themselves be my witnesses before the face of the blessed gods and mortal men, yea and of him, that king untoward, against the day when there cometh need of me hereafter to save them all from shameful wreck.
    Book 1 (55% in)
  • Pitiless that thou art, the knight Peleus was not then thy father, nor Thetis thy mother, but the grey sea bare thee, and the sheer cliffs, so untoward is thy spirit.
    Book 16 (6% in)

There are no more uses of "untoward" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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