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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 with or deal with; rude
churlish
(n.) 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 around hesitantly 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;
(v.)falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
laggard
(n.pl.)applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
plaudits
(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 servant, menial; lacking spirit or independance, abjectly 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
(v.)to make impossible, prevent, shut out
preclude