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