Recent Examples of phoenix from the Web
Affleck responded to recent criticism about his elaborate back tattoo of a phoenix rising from the ashes.
The tattoo, a full-color picture of a phoenix taking flight, covers Affleck’s back.
But his wand doesn’t have a phoenix feather in it, like Harry Potter’s.
The tat became breaking news after Affleck was seen flaunting the brightly colored phoenix all over the beaches of Hawaii while on the set of his upcoming bro drama, Triple Frontier.
Go the gym more often, sure, but resist the urge to shave your head down to the skin, get a giant tattoo of a phoenix on your back, or dye your hair an unnatural color.
LinkedIn’s phoenix-wings wall has a camera at the ready for employees to take photos for sharing.
Full of pity, one phoenix flew north to help, and soon flowers bloomed, crops thrived, and a city came into being.
But like a phoenix from the heart of Jupiter, another red storm of rage could burst to the surface of the giant planet.
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Definition of Phoenix
Phoenicianplay \fē-ˈni-shən\ noun
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Definition of phoenix for English Language Learners
: a magical bird in ancient stories that lives for 500 years before it burns itself to death and then is born again from its ashes
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