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Junoesque (joo-noe-ESK) adjective

Having the stately bearing and imposing beauty of the goddess Juno.

[After Juno, the principal goddess of the Pantheon, the wife and sister of Jupiter and the patroness primarily of marriage and the well-being of women.]

"This Junoesque woman (Pan Grier), former star of black action flicks, now almost 50, has poise and intelligence and wit." Stanley Kauffmann on Films: Tough Guys and Others, The New Republic, 26 Jan 1998.

This week's theme: words from Greek and Roman mythologies.

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