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Adage
proverb, wise saying
Bonanza
rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; sudden prosperity or gain
Churlish
lacking politeness or good manners; difficult to work with; rude
Citadel
fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
Collaborate
work together
Decree
order having force of law; to issue such an order
Discordant
disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
Evolve
devolp gradually; rise to a higher level
Excerpt
passage taken from a book, article, etc; to take such a passage, to quote
Grope
feel about hesitantly; to search blindly and uncertainly
Hover
float or hang in midair; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
Jostle
make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to vie for
Laggard
person who moves slowly or falls behind; falling behind; slow to move
Plaudits
applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
Preclude
to make impossible; prevent, shut out
Revert
return; go back
Rubble
broken stones or bricks; ruins
Servile
of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slve or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
Vigil
a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
Wrangle
to quarrelor argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; a noisy quarrel