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  1. adage
    (n.) a proverb, wise saying
  2. decree
    (n.) an order having the force of law. (v.) to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully
  3. churlish
    (adj.) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
  4. evolve
    (v.) to develop gradully; to rise to a higher level
  5. servile
    (adj.) of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or indenpendence, abjectly submissive
  6. jostle
    (v.) to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
  7. revert
    (v.) to return, go back
  8. hover
    (v.) to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
  9. vigil
    (n.) a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
  10. rubble
    (n.) broken stone or bricks; ruins
  11. laggard
    (n.) a person who moves slowly or faills behind; (adj.) falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
  12. discordant
    (adj.) disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
  13. bananza
    (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
  14. collaborate
    (v.) to work with, work together
  15. excerpt
    (n.) a passage taken from a book, article, etc.; (v.) to take such a passage; to quote
  16. citadel
    (n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
  17. grope
    (v.) to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
  18. plaudits
    (n. pl.) applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
  19. wrangle
    (v.) to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; (n.) a nosy quarrel
  20. preclude
    (v.) to make impossible, prevent, shut out
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2011-11-24 20:22:36
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