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(n) a proverb, wise saying
adage
(n.) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable,orrewarding;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 trise 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 about 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(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 return, go back
revert
(n.)broken stones or bricks;ruins
rubble
(adj.)of or relating to a slave;behaving like a or suitable for a slave or a servant,menial;lacking spirit or independence,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