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Adage
(n.)A proverb, wise saying
Synonyms: maxim, saw, aphorism
Bonanza
(n.)A rich mass or ore or mine; something very valuble, profitable, or rewarding; a source or wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; sudden profit or gain.
Synonyms: Windfall
Churlish
(Adj.) Lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with; rude
Synonyms: surly, ill-tempered
Citadel
(n.) A fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stronge or commmanding place.
Synonyms:fort, stronghold, bulwark, well manered
Collaborate
(v.) To work with, work together
Synonyms:Team up, join forces
Decree
(n.) An order haveing the force og law; (v.) to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully
Synonyms:(n.) proclomation, edict (v.) Proclaim
Discordant
(adj.) Dissagreeable in sound, jarring; lackin in harmony, conflicting
Synonyms: Grating, shrill, diffrent, divergent
Evolve
(v.)To develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
Synonyms:unfold, emerge
Excerpt
(n.) A passage taken from a book, article, ect.; to take such a passage; to quote
Synonyms:Portion, section, extract
Grope
(v.)To feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
Synonyms:fumble form, cast about for
Hover
(v.)To float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
Synonyms:Linger, waver, seesaw
Jostle
(v.) To make or force ones way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
Synonyms:push
Laggard
(n.)A person who moves slowly or falls behind; (adj.) falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
Synonyms:(n.) Slowpoke, straggler; (adj.) sluggish
Plaudits
(n. pl.) Applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
Synonyms:cheers, acclaim
Preclude
(v.) To make impossible, prevent, shutout
Synonyms:hinder, check, stop
Revert
(v.)To return or go back
Synonyms: Relapse, regress
Rubble
(n.) Broken stone or bricks; ruins
Synonyms:wreckage, debris