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Word: potpourri

Definition: heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)


Sentences Containing 'potpourri'

Patrycja was the Cybergirl for the week of April 2, 2007- her first time posing for "Playboy", the same pictures were also featured in the February 2007 issue under Potpourri.
Songwriter Arthur Siegel, who contributed many songs to the "New Faces" series and radio show, described Sillman's philosophy: "He believed that a revue should be a potpourri, a bouillabaisse, in which there was something for everyone.

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