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a proverb or wise saying
adage
something very valuable, rewarding or source of great wealth
bonanza
impolite
churlish
a fortress that protects a city
citadel
to work with, work together
collaborate
an order having the force of law, or the act of making a law
decree
disagreeable in sound, jarring
discordant
to develop gradually
evolve
a passage taken from a book, article, etc. Also in verb form
excerpt
to feel about hesitently with the hands, to search blindly and uncertainly
grope
to float or hang susspended; to move back and forth uncertainly
hover
to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing, to shove, to compete for
jostle
a person who moves slowly or falls behind. Slow to move, act
laggard
applause, enthusiastic approval, praise.
plaudits
to make impossible, prevent, shut out
preclude
to return, go back
revert
broken stone or bricks, ruins
rubble
of or relating to a slave, behaving like a slave or a servant
servile
a watch, especially at night. Guard
vigil
to argue or quarell noisily, in an angry way. to obtain by argument.
wrangle