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phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
emancipate - set free; liberate
adept - expert at; very skilled
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
dissent - disagree
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg