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