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ADAGE
(noun) a proverb, wise saying
synonyms: maxim, saw, aphorism
BONANZA
(noun) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuble, profitable or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; sudden profit or gain
synonyms: windfall
CHURLISH
(adjective) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work or deal with; rude
synonyms: surly, ill-tempered
antonyms: courteous, civil well-mannered
CITADEL
(noun) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
synonyms: fort, stronghold, bulwark, bastion
COLLABORATE
(verb) to join forces, to work with
synonyms: team up, join forces
antonyms: work alone
DECREE
(noun)an order having the force of law; (verb) to issue an order; command firmly or forcefully
synonyms: (n) proclamtion, edict; (v) proclaim
DISCORDANT
(adjective) disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
synonyms: grating, shrill, different, divergent
antonyms: harmonious, in agreement
EVOLVE
(verb) to develope gradually; to rise to a higher power
synonyms: unfold, emerge
antonyms: wither, shrivel up, atrophy
EXCERPT
(noun) a passage taken from a book, article, etc,
synonyms: portion, section, extract
GROPE
(verb) to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
synonyms: fumble for, cast about for
HOVER
(verb) to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
synonyms: linger, waver, seesaw
antonym: soar
JOSTLE
(verb)to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove brush against; to compete for
synonym: push
LAGGARD
(noun) a person who moves slowly or falls behind; (adjective) falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
synonyms: (n) slowpoke, straggler; (adj) sluggish
antonyms: (n) early bird; (adj) swift, speedy, prompt
PLAUDITS
(noun plural) applause; enthusiasti praise or approval
synonyms: cheers, acclaim
antonyms: progress, advance
PRECLUDE
(verb) to make impossible, prevent, shut out
synonyms: hinder, check, stop
antonyms:help, promote, faciitate
REVERT
(verb) to return, go back
synonyms: relapse, regress
antonyms:progress, advance
RUBBLE
(noun) broken stone or bricks; ruins
synonyms: wreckage, debris
SERVILE
(adjective) of relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave ro servant, menial, lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
synonyms: slavish, groveling, fawning
antonyms: masterly, overbearing
VIGIL
(noun) a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
WRANGLE
(verb) to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd (noun) a noisy quarrel
synonyms: (v) squabble, bicker
antonyms: (v) agree, concur