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a proverb, wise saying (n)
adage
a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a sorce of wealth or prosperity; a sudden profit or gain (n)
bonanza
lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with others; rude (adj.)
churlish
(v) to work with, work together
collaborate
(n) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
citadel
(n) an order having force of law; (v) to issue such an order; to command forcefully
decree
(adj) disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harnony, conflicting
discordant
(v) to develope gradually; to raise to a higher level
evolve
(n) a passage taken from a book, article,ect.; (v) to take such a passage; to quote
excerpt
to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to searsh blindly and uncertainty
grope
(v) to float or hang suspended in the air; to move back and forth uncertinly around or over
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; enthusuastic praise or approval
plaudits
(v) to make impossible, prevent, or sut out
preclude
(n) broken stone or bricks, ruins
rubble
(adj) of or relating to a slave; behaving like a suitable for a slave or servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
servile
(n) a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
vigil
(v) to quarrel o r argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; (n) a noisy quarrel
wrangle
to return, go back (v)
revert