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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 politeness of good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with of deal with; rude
churlish
noun: a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
citadel
verb: to work with, work together
collaborate
noun: an order having the force of law
verb: issue such and order; to command firmly or forcefully
decree
adjective: dissagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting'
discordant
verb: to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
evolve
noun: a passage taken from a book, article etc
verb: to take such a passage; to quote
excerpt
verb: to feel about 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 one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
jostle
noun: a person who moves slowly or falls behind
adjective: falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
laggard
plural noun: applause; entusiastic praise or approval
plaudits
verb: to make impossible, prevent, shut out
preclude
verb: to return, go back
revert
noun: broken stone or bricks; ruins
rubble
adjective: of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
servile
noun: a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
vigil
verb: to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd
noun: a noisy quarrel
wrangle