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adage
(noun) a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
noun rich mass of ore in a mine or somthing very valuable, profitable, rewarding, a source of weath or prosperity, a very large amout, a sudden profiet of gain
churlish
lacking polikteness or good manners lacking sensitivity, difficult to work or deal with rude
citadel
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city, any strong or commanding place
collaborate
to work with, work together
decree
an order having the force of law. to issue an oreder to command firmly or forcefully.
disagreeable in sound, jarring, lacking in harmony, conflicting
discordant
to develop gradually, to rise to a higher level
evolve
a passage from a book, article, etc.
to take such a passage, to quote
exerpt
to feel about hesitatly with the hands, to search blindly and uncertiantly
grope
to float or hand suspended over, to move back and forth uncertiantly over or around
hover
jostle
to make or force ones way by pushing or elbowing,to bump or shove, brush against compete for
laggard
a person who moves slowly or falls behind.
falling behind, slow to move, act or respond.
applause enthusiastic praise or approval
plaudits
to return, go back
revert
broken stone or bricks
rubble
of relating to a slave, behaving like or sutable for a slave or servant, menial lacking in spirit or independece
servile
to watch, especally at night, any period of watchful attension.
vigil
to quarrel or argue in a noisy angry way to obtain by argument, to herd
a noisy quarrel
wrangle
to make impossible, prevent shut out
preclude