S/O FC1C

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S/O FC1C
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S/O VOCABULARY WORKSHOP LESSON 1C
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  1. ADAGE

    ('ad-age)
    n, a proverb, wise saying
  2. BONANZA

    (bo-'nan-za)
    • 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
  3. CHURLISH

    ('chur-lish)
    • adj
    • lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
  4. CITADEL

    ('cit-a-del)
    n. a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or cmomanding place
  5. COLLABORATE

    (col-'lab-or-ate)
    • v.
    • to work with, wrok together
  6. DECREE

    (de-'cree)
    n. an order having the force of law

    v. to issue such an order; to command firmlyu or forcefully
  7. DISCORDANT

    (dis-'cor-dant)
    • adj.
    • disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
  8. EVOLVE

    (e-'volve)
    • v.
    • to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
  9. EXCERPT

    ('ex-cerpt)
    n. a passage taken from a book, article, etc;

    v. to take such a passage; to quote
  10. GROPE

    (grope)
    • v.
    • to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
  11. HOVER

    ('hov-er)
    • v.
    • to float or hang suspended over; to moave back and forth uncertainly over or around
  12. JOSTLE

    ('jos-tle)
    • v.
    • to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
  13. LAGGARD

    ('lag-gard)
    n. a person who moves slowly or falls behing;

    adj. falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
  14. PLAUDITS

    ('plau-dits)
    • n.
    • applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
  15. PRECLUDE

    (pre-'clude)
    • v.
    • to make impossible, prevent, shut out
  16. REVERT

    (re-'vert)
    • v.
    • to return, go back
  17. RUBBLE

    ('rub-ble)
    • n.
    • broken stone or bricks; ruins
  18. SERVILE

    ('ser-vile)
    • adj.
    • of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
  19. VIGIL

    ('vig-il)
    • n.
    • a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
  20. WRANGLE

    ('wran-gle)
    v. to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd

    n. a noisy quarrel

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