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excerpt
noun a passage taken from a book article etc;

verb to take such a passage, to quote
churlish
adjective- lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with ;rude
preclude
verb to make impossible prevent shut out
bonanza
noun a rich mass of ore in a mine;' something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity: a large amonut
plaudits
plural noun applause ; entusiastic praise oor approval
adage
noun- a proverb or wise saying
laggard
noun a person whomoves slowly or falls behind

adjective falling behind; slow to move act or respond
citadel
Noun- a fortress that over looks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
hover
verb to float or hang suspendedover; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
collaborate
verb- to work with or work together
excerpt
noun a passage taken from a book article etc;

verb to take such a passage, to quote
wrangle
verb to quarrel or argue in a noisy angry way; to obtain by agrument to herd

noun a noisy quarrel
vigil
noun a watch especially at night; any period of watchful attention
grope
verb to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to searchblindly and uncertainly
decree
noun and order having the force of law

verb to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully
rubble
noun broken stone or bricks; ruins
jostle
verb to make or force ones way by pushing or elbowing; to bump shove brush against; to vie for
revert
verb to return go back
discordant
adjective disagreeable in soun jarring; lack in harmony conflicting
servile
adjective of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slaveor a servant ,menial lacking spirit or independece abjectly submissive
evolve
verb to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level