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noun
a passage taken from a book, article. atc.
verb
to take such a passage to quote
excerpt
verb
to feel aobut hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
grope
verb
to float or hang suspended over;to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
hover
verb
to make or force ones way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
jostle
noun
a personwho moves slowly or falls behid
adjective
falling behind,; slow to move, act, or respond
laggard
noun and plural noun
applause;entusiastic praise or approval
plaudits
verb
to make impossible, prevent, shut out
preclude
verb
to return, go back
revert
noun
broken down stones or bricks; ruins
rubble
verb
to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way;to obtain by arguement;to herd
noun
a noisy quarrel
wrangle
adjective
of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or sevant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
serville
noun
a watch, especially at night;any period of wathful attention
vigil
noun
a proverb, wise saying
adage
noun
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
adjective
lacking politness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
churlish
noun
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or comanding place
citadel
verb
to work with, work together
collaborate
noun
an order having a force of law
verb
to issue such an order; to command firmly or fourcefully
decree
adjective
disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
discordant
verb
to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
evolve