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n. Proverb, wise saying
adage
n. a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding, a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount, sudden profit or gain.
bonanza
lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
churlish
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
citadel
to work with, work together
collaborate
n. an order having force or law v. to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully
decree
adj, disagreeable in a sound, jarring; lacking harmony. conflicting
discordant
v. to develop gradually,; to rise to a higher level
evolve
n. a passage taken from a book, article, etc,; v. atgo take such a passage; to quote
excerpt
v. to feel aboiut hesitantly with hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
grope
v. to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
hover
v. to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
jostle
n. a person who moves slowly or falls behind; adj. falling behink; slow to move, act to respond
laggard
n. applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
plaudits
v. to make impossible, prevent, shut out
preclude
to return, go back
revert
n. broken stone or bricks; ruins
rubble
adj. of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
servile
n. a watch, especialy at night; any period of watchful attention
vigil
v. to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; n. a noisy quarrel
wrangle