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Sadlier Oxford C1

adage a proverb, wise saying
bonanza a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding
churlish lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity
citadel a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
collaborate to work with, work together
decree an order having the force of law; to issue such an order
discordant disagreeable in sound; lacking in harmony; conflicting
evolve to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
excerpt a passage taken from a book, article, etc; to take such a passage; to quote
grope to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly
hover to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
jostle to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against
laggard a person who moves slowly or falls behind
plaudits applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
preclude to make impossible; shut out
revert to return; go back
rubble broken stone or bricks; ruins
servile of or relating to a slave; behaving like a servant
vigil a watch, especially at night
wrangle to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way, to herd
Created by: westsb
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