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