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adage
a proverb, wise saying
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
churlish
laking politeness or good maners;lacking sensitivity; difficult to work or deal with; rude
citadel
a fortreess 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 such an order; to command forcefully or firmly
discordant
diagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony,conflicting
evolve
to rise to a higher level; to develope gradually
exerpt
a passsage taken from a book, article, etc.; to take such a passage;to quote
grope
to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertantly
hover
to float or hang suspended over; to back and forth uncertantly over or around
jostle
to make or force ones way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush agansit; to compete for
laggard
a person who moves slow or falls behind; falling behind; slow to move, act,or respond
pladits
applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
preclude
to make impossible, prevent, shut out
revert
to return, go back
rubble
broken stone or bricks; ruins
servile
of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitible for a slave or a servant, menial; laking spirit or independance, abjectly submissive
vigil
a watch especially at night; any period of watchful attention
wrangle
to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by arguement; to heard; a noisy quarrel