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Adage
proverb, wise saying
Citadel
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
collaborate
to work with, work together
jostle
to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shovr, brush against; to compete for
laggard
a person who moves slowly or falls behind; falling behind; slow wto move, act, or respond
plaudits
applaussse,, enthusiastic praise or approval
congested
overcrowded, filled or occupied
gingerly
with extreme care or caution
venerate
to regard with reverence- look up to with great respect
wanton
reckless, heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals; a spoiled, pampereed person, one with low morals
audaciouus
bold, adventerous, recklessly daring
instigate
to urge on, to stir up, provoke, start, incite
incapacitate
to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally inelegible
perspective
a point of view or general standpoint from which things are veiwed physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of vaarious objects at a given time place or difference
prodigious
immense, extraordinary in bulk, size or degree
relevant
connected with or related to the matter at hand
bolster
to support, give a boost to, a long pillow or cushion, a supporting post
frivolous
of little importance, not worthy of serious attention; not meant seriously
obsess
to trouble haunt or fill the mind
promontory
a high point of land extending into water
solicitous
showing concern or care, fearful or anxious about someone or someething
residue
a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
prone
lying face down, inclined, likely
apparition
a ghost or ghostly figure, an unexplained or unusual appearance
assert
to declare or state as truth, maintains or defend, put forward forcefully
disdain
to look upon with scorn, to reefuse scornfully
a feeling of contempt
articulate
to pronounce distinctly, to express well in words, to fit together in a system, able to use language effectuvellly, expressed clearly aaanf forcefully
bask
to be in or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth
defect
an imperfection, flaw or blemish of some kind to desert a cause or an organization
genial
cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
instill
to add gradually, to introduce or cause to be taken in
ostracize
to exclude from a group, banish, send away
purge
to wash away impurities, clean up, the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively
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retentive
able to hold, keep, or recall
attribute
a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or someeething to assigin credit with
doctrine
a beleif, principle, or teaching
haggard
thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering
juncture
a joining together, any important point in time
predatory
preying on, plundering, piratical
tawdry
showy, flashy but lacking in good taste
unassuming
not putting on airs, modest
wallow
to roll about in a lazy, helpless, or clumsy way or manner, wet, muddy or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath