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adage
a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
a rich mass of ore in a mine
churlish
lacking politeness or good manners
citadel
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city
collaborate
to work with, work together
decree
an order having the force of law
discordant
disagreeable in sound, jarring
evolve
to develop gradually
excerpt
a passage taken from a book, article, etc.
grope
to feel hesitantly with the hands
hover
to float or hang suspended over
jostle
to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing
laggard
a person who moves slowly or falls behind
plaudits
applause
preclude
to make impossible, prevent, shut out
revert
to return, go back
rubble
broken stone or bricks
servile
of or relating to a slave
vigil
a watch, especially at night
wrangle
to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way