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Wrangle
(v) To quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; (n) a noisy quarrel
Servile
(adj) Of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
Vigil
(n) a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
Rubble
(n) broken stone or brick; ruins
Revert
(v) To return, go back
Preclude
(v)To make impossilbe, prevent, shut out
Adage
(n) a proverb, wise saying
Laggard
(n) A person who moves slowly or falls behind; (adj) falling behind; slow to move , act, or respond
Churlish
(adj) Lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
Grope
(v) To feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
Plaudits
(pl,n) applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
Discordant
(adj) disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
Evolve
(v) To develop gradually ; to rise to a higher level
Jostle
(v) to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to vie for
Citadel
(n) A fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
Decree
(n) An order having the force of law; (v) to issue such and order; to command firmly or forcefully
Excerpt
(n) A passage taker from a book, article, etc; (v) to take such a passage; to quote
Bonanza
(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
Hover
(v) To float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly, over or around
Collaborate
(v) To work with, work together