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Unit 1 Vocab/

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Adage (n.)a prover,wise saying synonyms: maxim,saw,aphorism
bonanza (n.)a rich mass of ore in a mine;something valuable,profitable,or rewarding ;a source of wealth or prosperity;a very large amount;sudden profit or gain.
churlish (adj.) Lacking politness or good manners;lackng sensiyivity;difficult to work with or deal with;rude
citadel (n.)a fortress that overlooks and protects a city;any stong commanding place. syn:fort
collaborate (v.)to work together
decree (n.) an order having the orce of law;(v) to issue such an order;to command firmly or forcefully.
discordant (adj)disagreeable in sound,jarringl;lcaking in haromony,conflicting
evolve (v)to develop graduLLY; to rise to a higher level
exerpt (n) a passage taken from a book,article, etc. (v) to take such passage to qoute.
grope (v) to feel about hesitantly with hands;to search blindly and uncertainly
hover (v)to float or hang suspendedover;to move back and forth unccertainly over or around
jostle (v)to make or force one's by pusing or elbowing; to bump,shove,brush aginst; to compete for
laggard (n) a person who moves slowly or falls behind;(adj)falling behind; slow to move,act, or respond
plaudits (n.pl)applause,or approval
preclude (v) to make impossible ,prevent,shut out
revert (v) to return,go back
rubble (n0 broken stone or bricks;ruins
servile (adj)of pr relating to a slave,lacking spirt or independece
vigil (N)a watch,especially at night time;any period of watchful attention
wrangle (v)to quarrel,to argue in a noisy,angry way; to obtain by argument(N)a noisy quarell
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