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Adage
proverb, wise saying (n.)
Don't count your chickiens before they hatch...etc.
bonanza
rich mass of ore in a mine, something very valuable, profitable, rewarding; source of wealth/prosperity; large amount, sudden profit/gain
The popular movie...
churlish
lacking politeness or good manners, lacking sensitivity, difficult 2 work w/ or deal w/, rude
elbows on table, burp, etc...
citadel
fortress overlooking/protecting city, strong commanding place
medeival times...
collaborate
to work w/, together
discuss
decree
an order w/ force of law(n), issue order or command firmlly/forcefully(v)
law...
discordant
disagreeable in sound, jarring, lacking harmony, conflicting
argumentative
evolve
develop gradually, raise 2 higher level
monkeys->humans
excerpt
passage from book,article etc(n), to take such a passage/quote(v)
part/piece
grope
feel about hesitantly w/ hands, seatch blindly/uncertainly
blind man looking 4 cane
hover
float/hang suspended over, move back&forth uncertainly over or around
float
jostle
to make force one's way by pushing/elbowing, to bump, shove,brush up against, compete for
push/shove
laggard
(n):slow moving person who falls bbehind (adj):falling behind, slow to move/act/respond
slow
plaudits
applause, enthusiastic praise/approval
good recognition
preclude
make impossible, prevent, shut out
hinder/impede
revert
return/go back
REvert/REturn
rubble
broken stone/bricks, ruins
debris
serville
of relating 2 slave, behaving like or suitable 4 a slaveor servant, menial;lacking spirit or indeppendence, laabjectively submissive
SERVille(ant)
vigil
(n) a watch, easpecially @ night, period of watchful attention
eye
wrangle
to quarrel or argue in a noisy/angry way (v) noisy quarrel(n)
fight
antics
ridiculous/unpredictable behavior/actions
silly
avowed
declared openly/w/o shame, acknowleged
well-known
banter
exchange playful remarks/tease(v) tlak thats playful/teasing (n)
joking
bountiful
giving freely, generous, plentiful, abundantly
lots
congested
overcrowded, filled/occupied w/ excess
blocked up
detriment
harm/loss, injury damge, diadvantage, cause of harm,injury,loss,damage
impediment
durable
sturdy, not easilly worn out/destroyed/lasting long time(adj) consumer goods used repeatedly in series of yrs (n)
strong
enterprising
energetic, willing, able 2 start someting new, showing boldness/imagination
willing +
frugal
economical, avoiding waste/luxury, scanty/poor/meager
save /spend carefully
gingerly
w/ extreme care/cauton(adj/adv)
careful
Adage
proverb, wise saying (n.)
Don't count your chickiens before they hatch...etc.
bonanza
rich mass of ore in a mine, something very valuable, profitable, rewarding; source of wealth/prosperity; large amount, sudden profit/gain
The popular movie...
churlish
lacking politeness or good manners, lacking sensitivity, difficult 2 work w/ or deal w/, rude
elbows on table, burp, etc...
citadel
fortress overlooking/protecting city, strong commanding place
medeival times...
collaborate
to work w/, together
discuss
decree
an order w/ force of law(n), issue order or command firmlly/forcefully(v)
law...
discordant
disagreeable in sound, jarring, lacking harmony, conflicting
argumentative
evolve
develop gradually, raise 2 higher level
monkeys->humans
excerpt
passage from book,article etc(n), to take such a passage/quote(v)
part/piece
grope
feel about hesitantly w/ hands, seatch blindly/uncertainly
blind man looking 4 cane
hover
float/hang suspended over, move back&forth uncertainly over or around
float
jostle
to make force one's way by pushing/elbowing, to bump, shove,brush up against, compete for
push/shove
laggard
(n):slow moving person who falls bbehind (adj):falling behind, slow to move/act/respond
slow
plaudits
applause, enthusiastic praise/approval
good recognition
preclude
make impossible, prevent, shut out
hinder/impede