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reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning