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(n)message taken from a book
to quote
churlish
(adj)lacking politeness or good manners
lacking sensitivity
rude
revert
(v) to retern, to go back
plaudits
(n)applause
enthusiastic praise
bonanza
(n)a rich mass of ore in a mine
very valuable
very large amount
adage
a proverb, wise saying
jostle
to make or force ones way
hover
to float or hang suspended over
rubble
broken stone
ruins
laggard
a person who moves slowly or falls behind
evolve
to develope gradually
preclude
to make impossible, prevent, shut out
citadel
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city
collaborate
to work with, together
servile
relating to a slave
discordant
disagreeable in sound, jarring, lacking in harmany
grope
to feel about hesitantly
wrangle
to quarrel or argue in a noisy way
vigil
a watch, at night
any period of watchful attention
decree
an order having the force of teh law
avowed
declared openly adn without shame
banter
to exchange playfully