adjective see phoenix

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • phoenixlike — adjective Resembling a phoenix, especially in being (figuratively) reborn after destruction …   Wiktionary

  • phoenix — noun Etymology: Middle English fenix, from Old English, from Latin phoenix, from Greek phoinix Date: before 12th century a legendary bird which according to one account lived 500 years, burned itself to ashes on a pyre, and rose alive from the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium

  • publishing, history of — Introduction       an account of the selection, preparation, and marketing of printed matter from its origins in ancient times to the present. The activity has grown from small beginnings into a vast and complex industry responsible for the… …   Universalium

  • reappearing — Synonyms and related words: Phoenixlike, continuous, cyclical, ever recurring, frequent, haunting, incessant, periodic, re creative, re formative, reborn, recrudescent, recurrent, recurring, redivivus, regenerative, renascent, renewed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reproductive — Synonyms and related words: Phoenixlike, fecundative, fertilizing, germinal, life giving, multiparous, procreant, procreative, propagative, re creative, re formative, reappearing, regenerative, renascent, reorganizational, restorative, resurgent …   Moby Thesaurus

  • restorative — Synonyms and related words: Phoenixlike, activator, adjuvant, aid, alterative, analeptic, animator, arouser, assistance, astringent, balm, balsam, bracer, bracing, compensatory, cordial, corrective, corroborant, curative, cure, curing, energizer …   Moby Thesaurus

  • revisional — Synonyms and related words: Fabian, Phoenixlike, corrective, emendatory, gradualistic, melioristic, radical, re creative, re formative, reappearing, reformational, reformative, reformatory, reformist, reformistic, regenerative, renascent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • immortal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. everlasting; divine, godlike; deathless, imperishable. See durability, perpetuity. n. [demi]god, great man. See repute. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Deathless] Syn. undying, eternal, permanent,… …   English dictionary for students

  • immortal — [adj1] death defying, imperishable abiding, amaranthine, ceaseless, constant, deathless, endless, enduring, eternal, evergreen, everlasting, incorruptible, indestructible, indissoluble, interminable, lasting, neverceasing, never ending,… …   New thesaurus

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