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decree
an order or force of law
evolve
to develop gradually
discordant
disagreeble in sound; jarring
excerpt
a passage taken from a book
grope
grope to feel about hesitantly with the hands
adage
a proverb, wis saying
bonanza
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
hover
to float or hang suspended over
churlish
lacking politness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
citadel
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city
jostle
to make or force ones way by pushing and elbowing
collaborate
to work with, work together
laggard
a person who moves slowly and falls behind
plaudits
applause
preclude
to make impossible; prevent
revert
to return
rubble
broken stone or bricks; ruins
servile
submissive; lacking in spirit or independence
vigil
watch
wrangle
to argue in a noisy angry way