Sadlier Oxford Unit 1.txt

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Sadlier Oxford Unit 1.txt
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unit 1 vocabulary for Sadlier Oxford
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  1. to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
    hover
  2. to make impossible, prevent, or shut out
    preclude
  3. applause
    plaudits
  4. wreckage
    rubble
  5. any period of watchful attention
    vigil
  6. to search blindly and uncertainly
    grope
  7. lacking in harmony; conflicting
    discordant
  8. a strong or commanding place
    citadel
  9. lacking in spirit or independence; abjectly submissive
    servile
  10. to obtain by argument
    wrangle
  11. to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way
    wrangle
  12. a noisy quarrel
    wrangle
  13. a proverb or wise saying
    adage
  14. a rich mass of ore in a mine
    bonanza
  15. something very valuable, rewarding or profitable
    bonanza
  16. a very large amount
    bonanza
  17. sudden profit or gain
    bonanaza
  18. to work with
    collaborate
  19. to work together
    collaborate
  20. a passage taken from a book, article, et cetera
    excerpt
  21. to take a passage from a book or article
    excerpt
  22. to quote
    excerpt
  23. to return
    revert
  24. to go back
    revert
  25. broken stone or bricks
    rubble
  26. ruins
    rubble
  27. of or relating to a slave
    servile
  28. behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant
    servile
  29. a person who move slowly or falls behind
    laggard
  30. slow to move, act or respond
    laggard
  31. to develop gradually
    evolve
  32. to rise to a higher level
    evolve
  33. to float or hang suspended over
    hover
  34. disagreeable in sound; jarring
    discordant
  35. enthusiastic praise or approval
    plaudits
  36. a watch, especially at night
    vigil
  37. any period of watchful attention
    vigil
  38. lacking politeness or good manners
    churlish
  39. lacking sensitivity
    churlish
  40. difficult to work with or deal with
    churlish
  41. rude
    churlish
  42. to feel about hesitantly with the hands
    grope
  43. to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing
    jostle
  44. to compete for
    jostle
  45. to bump shove, brush against
    jostle
  46. an order having the force of law
    decree
  47. to issue an order
    decree
  48. to command firmly or forcefully
    decree
  49. a fortress that overlooks and protects a city
    citadel

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