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resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
captious - faultfinding; too critical
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance