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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
(n.)A fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stong or commanding place
citidel
(adj.) Lacking Politeness ir good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with; rude
Churlish
(v.) to work with; work together
collaborate
(n.)an order having the force of law
(v.)to issue such a order, to command firnly or forcefully
decree
(adj.) disagreeable in sound, jarring: lacking harmony, conflicting
discordant
(v.)to devolop gradually, to rise to a higher level
evolve
(n.)a passage taken from a book, article, ect
(v.)to take such a passage
excerpt
to feel around blindly with the hands, to search hesitantly and unsure
grope
(v.)to float or hang suspended over, to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
hover
(v.)to make or force ones way by pushing or elbowing, to bump or shove, to brush against
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
plaudits
(v.)to make impossible, prevent, shut out
preclude
(v.)to go back, to return
revert
(n.)broken down stone or bricks, ruins
rubble
(adj.) as of reffering to slavery, acting like a slave, menial, submissive
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