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Unit 1 Vocab

1. Adage (noun) a proverb, wise saying (synonym) maxim
2. Bonanza (noun) a rich mass of ore in a mine, something very valuable (synonym) windfall
3. Churlish (adjective) lacking politeness or good manners (synonym) surly (antonym) courteous
4. Citadel (noun) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city (synonym) fort
5. Collaborate (verb) to work with (synonym) team up (antonym) work alone
6. Decree (noun) an order having the force of law (verb) to issue such an order (synonym) proclamation, proclaim
7. Discordant (adjective) disagreeable in sound, lacking harmony (synonym) different (antonym) harmonious
8. Evolve (verb) to develop gradually (synonym) emerge (antonym) wither
9. Excerpt (noun) A passage taken from a book (synonym) portion
10. Grope (verb) to feel about hesitantly (synonym) cast about for
11. Hover (verb) to float or hang suspended over (synonym) linger (antonym) soar
12. Jostle (verb) to make or force ones way by pushing (synonym) push
13. Laggard (noun) a person who moves slowly or falls behind (synonym) slowpoke (antonym) speedy
14. Plaudits (noun) applause, enthusiastic (synonym) cheer (antonym) boos
15. Preclude (verb) to make impossible (synonym) stop (antonym) progress
16. Revert (verb) to return (synonym) regress (antonym) advance
17. Rubble (noun) broken stone or bricks (synonym) debris
18. Servile (adjective) relation to slaves (synonym) slavish (antonym) masterly
19. Vigil (noun) a watch, especially at night
20. Wrangle (verb) to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way (synonym) bicker (antonym) agree
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