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