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10 Cards in this Set

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adage
probverb
wise saying
(noun)
bonanza
a rich mass of ore in a mine
something very valuable, profitable or rewarding
a source of wealth or prosperity
a very large amount
sudden profit or gain
(noun)
churlish
lacking politeness or good manners
lacking sensitivity
difficult to work with or deal with
rude
(adjective)
citadel
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city
any strong or commanding place
(noun)
collaborate
to work with
work together
(verb)
decree
an order
having the force of law
(noun)

to issue such an order
to command firmly or forcefully
(verb)
discordant
disagreeable in sound
jarring lacking in harmony
conflicting
(adjective)
evolve
to develop gradually
to rise to a higher level
(verb)
excerpt
a passage taken from a book or written material
(noun)

to take such a passage or to quote
(verb)
grope
to feel about hesitantly with the hands
to search blindly and uncertainly
(verb)