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phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge