adonis


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any handsome young man

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(Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone

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The name of the band was inspired by the lead's home town, the village of Adonis, which also inspired the band's debut single, "Stouh Adonis," released in 2012.
The Harry Williams-trained Pond Adonis clocked a calculated 28.82sec in a 500m trial before racing at Sheffield on Friday night.
Drake finally acknowledged son Adonis, who was born in October of last year, on his Scorpion album, which was released on June 29.
Adonis is preparing to step back into the ring, his father's legacy weighing heavy on his shoulders.Viktor Drago (Florian Munteanu) is the other name on the card, bringing his own dark past along for the ride.
As the film constantly reminds us, Ivan Drago killed Apollo Creed in the ring just before Adonis was born.
There's a dash of melodrama to go with all the action, so as well as Rocky (Stallone) offering more than a few homespun words of wisdom, Adonis has to juggle angst about whether or not he should take the fight to avenge his father.
Ahead of his first bout with Viktor, Adonis tells Rocky that he has to take the fight, that he has no choice.
Naturally enough there has to be a dash of melodrama alongside the slugging, so as well as Rocky (the expected return of Stallone, who also co-scripted the film) offering more than a few homespun words of wisdom, Adonis has to juggle angst about whether or not he should take the fight to avenge his father.
Like Venus in the eyes of Adonis, she is perceived erroneously.
Set to Kendrick Lamar's DNA, the footage released on Wednesday confirms that this eighth instalment of the Rocky franchise draws on events from Rocky IV for the next chapter of Adonis' journey.
Fresh from his fight, the trailer shows that Adonis Creed (Michael B.
Adonis, however, said the fire incidents within the SEZs is getting alarming as they endanger the lives of workers.
Whitehall sources claimed Adonis, whose frequent criticism of Brexit had caused outrage among Tory Eurosceptics, had "jumped before he was pushed".
In his Concerto Al-Quds, Adonis immortalizes Jerusalem through juxtaposing the city to its past and present rulers, wars, streets, and religions that are deeply rooted in history.
Venus and Adonis The Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon .....