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ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
diadem - crown
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
bode - foreshadow; portend