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vigil
(n) a watch, close attention
collaborate
(v) to work with; work together
evolve
(v) to develop gradually; rise to a higher level
citadel
(n) fortress overlooking a city; a commanding spot
decree
(n) an order backed by the law

(V) to issue such an order; command firmly or forcefully
bonanza
(n) rich mass; something of value; large amount
laggard
(n, adj) a person who moves slowly, falls behinf

adage
(n)a proverb, wise saying
wrangle
(v) to quarrel with in a noisy or angry way

(n) noisy quarrel
churlish
(adj) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; rude and difficult to work with
jostle
(v) to force one's way by pushing or bustling; to vie for
hover
(v) to float or suspend above

grope
(v) to feel about blindly; with hesitation
plaudits
(pl.n) applause
discordant
(adj) disagreeable in soung; lack of harmony
excerpt
(n) passage from a literary selection

(v) to take such a passage; quote
revert
(v) to return, go back
servile
(adj) relative to a slave; servant-like behavior; submissive
rubble
(n) broken stones, ruins
preclude
(v) to prevent, make impossible