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(n.) a proverb, wise saying
adage
(n.) 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
lacking politeness or good manners
churlish
a fortress that overlooks a protected city
citadel
to work with
collaborate
an order having the force of law
decree
disagreeable in sound
discordant
to develop gradually
evolve
a passage taken from a book
excerpt
To feel about hesitantly with the hands
grope
to float or hang suspended over
hover
to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing
jostle
A person who moves slowly or falls behind
laggard
applause
plaudits
to shut out
preclude
to go back, return
revert
broken stone or bricks
rubble
Of or related to a slave
servile
A watch, especially at night
vigil
To quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way
wrangle