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a proverb, wise saying
adage
a rich mass of ore in a mine: something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount
bonanza
lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
churlish
a fortress that over looks and protects a city ;any strong or commanding place
citadel
to work with, work together
collaborate
an order having the force of law; to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully
decree
to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
evolve
a passage taken from a book, article, etc.; to take such a passage; to quote
excerpt
to feel hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
grope
to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
hover
to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to vie for
jostle
a person who moves slowly or falls behind; falling behind; slow to move, act or respond
laggard
applause; enthusiaxstic praise or approval
plaudits
make impossible, prevent, shut out
preclude
to return, go back
revert
to return, go back
revert
to return, go back
revert
broken stone or bricks; ruins
rubble
of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant; menial; lacking spirit or independence; abjectly submissive
serbile
a watch; especially at night; any period of watchful or attention
vigil
a watch; especially at night; any period of watchful or attention
vigil
to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; a noisy quarrel
wrangle
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
antics
declared openly and without shame; acknowledged
avowed
to exchange playful remarks, tease; talk that is playful and teasing
banter
giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly
bountiful
overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
congested
harm or loss; injury, damage; a disadvantage; a case of harm, injury, loss, or damage
detriment
not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time; consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years
durable
energetic, willing and able to start something new showing boldness and imagination
enterprising
economical, aboiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager
frugal
with extreme care or caution
gingerly
to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of oerstuffing; and oversupply
glut
in a disguised state, under an assumed name; the state of being disguised or a person in disguise
incognito
to make valueless, take away all force or effect
invalidate
described in well-known stories; existing in old stories (legends) rather than in real life
legendary
to cripple, disable
maim
to make as small as possible, make the least of, to make smaller than before
minimize
slanting or sloping; not straightforard or direct
oblique
to change direction or course, turn aside, shift
veer
to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect
venerate
reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals; a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals
wanton
to assign or distribute into shares or portions
allot
to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble
amass
bold, adverturous, recklessly daring
audacious
to yield to a request or command
comply
not having or using, lacking
devoid
the choice part of a group of people or things; superior
elite
an iron hook used to grab and hold; to come to grips with, wrestle with, fight with
grapple
to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible
incapacitate
to stir up; to urge on
instigate
long life, lond duration
longevity
a very great number
myriad
a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the apperance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance
perspective
to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; the throw into confusion
perturb
immense, extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
prodigious
connected with or related to the matter at hand
relevant
extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable
skittish
a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources; to fasten with a rope or chain
tether
a sounding together; agreement or accord
unison
to compete; tp strive for victory or superiority
vie
stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate
willful
disaggreeable in sound, jarring, lacking in harmony, conflicting
discordant