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(n). a proverb, wise saying
adage
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; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
churlish
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
citadel
to work with; work together
collaborate
(n)an order having the force of law
(v)to issue such and order; to command firmly or forcefully
decree
(adj)disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in hormony, conflicting
discordant
(v)to develope gradually; to rise 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 stone or bricks; ruins
rubble
(adj)of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servent, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
servile
(n)to 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