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adage
(noun) a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
noun a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a sudden wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; a sudden profit or gain
Churlish
Lascking politeness or good manners,
Lacking sensitivity, difficult to work with, difficult to deal with
Citadel
a fortress that overlooks a city, any strong or commanding place
Collaborate
to work with, to work together
decree
N. An order having the force of law.
V. To issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully
discordant
Adj. Disagreeable in sound, jarring, lacking in harmony, conflicting
evolve
V. To develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
Excerpt
N. A passage taken from a book, article, etc;
V. To take such a passage; to quote
grope
V. To feel hesitintly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
hover
V. To float or hang suspended over; to move back and forthuncertainly over and around
jostle
V. To make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
Laggard
N. A person who moves slowly or falls behind;
Adj. Falling behind; slow to move, act or respond
Plaudits
N. Apllause; enthusiastic praise or approval
Preclude
V.To make impossible, prevent, shut out
Revert
V. To return, go back
Rubble
N. Broken sone or bricks; ruins
servile
Adj. Of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or servant, menial; Lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
Vigil
N. A watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
Wrangle
V. To quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by arguement; to herd
N. A noisy quarrel