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adage
(n) a proverb, wise saying

s. maxim, saw, aphorism
bonanza
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; avery large a mount; sudden profit or gain

s. windfall
churlish
(adj)lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with ; rude

s. surly, ill-tempered
a. courtious, civil, well-mannered
citadel
(n) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city,; any strong or commanding place

s. fort, stronghold, bulwark, bastion
collaborate
(v)to work with, work together

s. team up, joinforces
a. work alone
decree
(n) an order having the force of law

s.proclomation, edit
discordant
disagreeable in sound

s. grating , shrill, different, divergent
a. harmonious, in agreement
evolve
to develpe

s. unfold, emerge
a. wither, shirvel up,atrophy
excerpt
a passage taken from a book, article , etc.

s. portion, section, extract
grope
to feel about hesitantly with the hands

s. fumble for, cast about
hover
to float or hand suspended over

s. linger, waver, seesaw
a. soar
jostle
to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing

s. push
laggard
a person who moves slowly or falls behind

s. slowpke, straggle,
a. early bird
preclude
to make impossible

s. hinder, check ,stop
a. help, promote, facilitate
revert
to return or go back

s. relaspe, regress
a. progress, advance
rubble
broken stone or bricks

s. wreckage, debris
servile
of or relating to a slave

s. slavish, groveling,
fawning
a. masterly, overbearing
vigil
a watch especially at night
plaudits
applause

s. cheers, acclaim
a. boos, disaproval, ridicual
wrangle
to argue

s. squabble, bicker
a. agree, concur