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adage
n. proverb saying
bonanza
n. rich mass of ore in a mine, something valuable, sudden profit or gain
churlish
adj. lacking politness and good manners, difficult to work with, rude
citadel
n. fortress that overlooks and protects a town, any strong or commanding place
collaborate
v. work together, to work with
decree
n. an order having the force of law v. to issue such an order to command firmly or forcelly
discordiant
adj. dissagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
evolve
v.to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
excerpt
n. a passage taken from a book, article, etc. v. to take such passage to quote
grope
v. to feel about hesentialy with the hands, to search blindly and uncertainly
hover
v. to feel about hesitanly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
jostle
v. to float or hang suspended over, to move back and forth uncertinaly over and around
laggard
n. a person who moves slowly or falls behind; adj. falling behind, slow to move, act, or respond
plaudits
n. pl. applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
preclude
v. to make impossible, prevent, shut out
revert
v. to return, go back
rubble
n. broken stone or bricks; ruins
serville
adj. of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial, lacking spirt or or independence, abjectly submissive.
vigil
n. a watch especially at night; any period of watchful attention
wrangle
v. to quarrel or argue in a noisey angry way, to obtain by argument, to herd. n. a noisy quarrel