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Adage
a proverb, wise saying
BONANZA
a sudden profit or gain
CHURLISH
lacking politeness or good manners, rude
CITADEL
a fortress or stronghold
COLLABORATE
to work with, work together
DECREE
an order
DISCORDANT
disagreeable, conflicting
EVOLVE
to develop gradually
EXCERPT
a passage taken from a book, article, etc...
GROPE
to feel about uncertainly
HOVER
to float or drift in air
JOSTLE
to bump, shove, brush against, push
LAGGARD
a person who moves slowly or falls behind
PRECLUDE
to make impossible, prevent
REVERT
to return, go back
RUBBLE
wreckage, debris, ruins
SERVILE
of or relating to a slave
VIGIL
a watch, especially at night
WRANGLE
a noisy quarrel
ANTICS
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
AVOWED
declared openly without shame, acknowledgement
BANTER
talk that is playful and teasing
BOUNTIFUL
giving feely, generous
CONGESTED
overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
DETRIMENT
a harm or loss, injury or damage
DURABLE
sturdy, not easily worn out
ENTERPRISING
energectic, willing and able to try new things
FRUGAL
economic, avoiding waste and luxury
GINGERLY
with extreme care or caution
GLUT
to provide more than what is needed or wanted
INCOGNITO
in a disguised state, under an assumed name or identity
INVALIDATE
to make valueless, take away all force or effect
LEGENDARY
described in well-known stories, existing in legends rather than in real life
MAIM
to cripple, disable, injure, mar
MINIMIZE
to make as small as possible
OBLIQUE
slanting or sloping
VEER
to change direction or course suddenly, swerve
VENERATE
to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect
WANTON
a spoiled, pampered person, especially one with low morals
ALLOT
to assign or distribute in shares or portions
AMASS
to bring together, collect
AUDACIOUS
bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
COMPLY
to yield to a request or command
DEVOID
not having or using, lacking
ELITE
the choice part of a group of people or things
GRAPPLE
to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
INCAPACITATE
to deprive or strength or ability
INSTIGATE
to urge on, to stir up, provoke
LONGEVITY
long life, long duration, length of life
MYRIAD
in very great numbers
PERSPECTIVE
a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally
PERTURB
to trouble, make uneasy
PRODIGIOUS
immense, extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
RELEVANT
connected or related to the matter at hand
SKITTISH
extremely nervous or easily frightened
TETHER
to fasten with a rope or chaiN
UNISON
sounding together in agreement or accord
VIE
to compete, strive for victory
WILLFUL
stubbornly self-willed, done on purpose, deliberate
ANNUL
to reduce to nothing, make ineffective or inoperative
BLASE
bored as a result of having enjoyed too many pleasures
BOLSTER
to support, give a boost to
DEPLORE
to feel or express regret
FRIVOLOUS
to little importance, not worthy of serious attention
MUSTER
to gather or summon
NONENTITY
a person or thing of no importance
OBSESS
to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind
ORNATE
elaborately decorated
OUST
to remove, drive our of place or position
PERUSE
to read thoroughly and carefully
POROUS
full of tiny holes,able to be penetrated by water or air
PROMONTORY
a high point of land, cliff
PRONE
lying face down, inclined, likely
QUALM
a pang of conscience, uneasiness or doubt
RECOURSE
a person or thing turned to for help or advice