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Unit 1 Vocab

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a proverb, wise saying adage
a rich mass ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; sudden profit or gain bonanza
lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivty; dificult to work with or deal with; rude churlish
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place citadel
to work with, work together collaborate
an order having the force of law; to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully decree
disagreeable in sound, jarring, lacking in harmony, conflicting discordant
to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level evolve
a passage taken from a book, article, etc.;to take such a passage; to quote excerpt
to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainty grope
to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around hover
to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for jostle
a person who moves slowly or falls behind; falling behind; slow to move, act, and respond laggard
applause; enthusiastic praise or approval plaudits
to make impossible, prevent, or shut out preclude
to return; go back revert
broken stones or bricks; ruins rubble
of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitablefor a slave or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive servile
a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention vigil
to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; a noisy quarrel wrangle
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