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adage
a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; sudden profit or gain
churlish
lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficulty to work with or deal with; rude
citadel
a fortress that overlooks and portects a city; any strong or commanding place
collaborate
to work with, work together
decree
an order having the force of law; to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully
discordant
disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
evolve
to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
excerpt
a passage taken from a book, article, etc.; to take such a passage; to quote
grope
to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
hover
to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
jostle
to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
laggard
a person who moves slowly or falls behind; falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
plaudits
applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
preclude
to make impossible, prevent, shut out
revert
to return, go back
rubble
broken stone or bricks; ruins
servile
of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
vigil
a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
wrangle
to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; a noisy quarrel