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::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: tenet - doctrine; dogma
::: cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
::: vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop