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adage
(noun) a proverb, wise saying
Bonanza
(noun) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable,profitable, or rewarding;a source of wea;th or prosperity; a very large amount;sudden profit or gain
Churlish
(Adjective) lacking politness or good manners;lacking sensitivity;difficult to work with;rude
Citadel
(noun) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
Collaborate
(verb) to work with, work together
Decree
(noun) an order having the force of law;(verb)to issue such an order;to command forcefully
Discordant
(adjective)Disagreeable in sound, jarring;lacking in harmony, conflicting
Evovle
(verb)to develop gradually;to riseto a higher level
Excerpt
(noun)a passage taken from a book, article,etc.;(verb)to take such a passage;to quote
Grope
(verb)to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
Hover
(verb)to float or hang suspended over;to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
Jostle
(verb)to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing;to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
Laggard
(noun)a person who moves slowly or falls behind(adjective)falling behind;slow to move,act,or respond
Plaudits
(noun)applause;enthusiatstic praise or approval
Preclude
(verb)to amke impossible,prevent,shut out
Revert
(verb)to return, go back
Rubble
(noun)broken stone or bricks; ruins
Servile
(adjective)of relating to a slave;behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant,menial;lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
Vigil
(noun)a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
Wrangle
(verb)to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way;to obtain by argument;to herd(noun)a noisy quarrel