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noun - a proverb, wise saying
Adage
noun - a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; a sudden profit or gain
Bonanza
noun - a fortress, that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
Citadel
verb - towork with, work together
Collaborate
noun - an order having force of law

verb - to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcerfully
Decree
adj - disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
Discordant
verb - to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
Evolve
noun - a passage taken from a book, article, etc.

verb - to take such a passage; to quote
Excerpt
verb - to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or hang around
Hover
verb - to make or force one's way bypushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
Jostle
noun - a person who moves slowly or falls behind

adj - falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
Laggard
plural noun - applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
Plaudits
verb - to make impossible, prevent, shut out
Preclude
verb - to return, go back
Revert
noun - broken stones or bricks; ruins
Rubble
adj - of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial; lackingspirit or independence, abjectly submissive
Serville
noun - a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
Vigil
verb - to quarrel or ague in a noisy, angry way;to obtain by argument; to herd

noun - a noisy quarrel
Wrangle
verb - to feel hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
Grope
adj - lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
Churlish