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Vocab. Lev. C

Unit 1

WORDDEFINITION
adage a proverb, wise saying
bonanza a rich mass or ore in a mine, a source of wealth or prosperity
churlish lacking politeness or good manners, rude
citadel a fortress that overlooks and protects a city, any strong 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
evolve to develop gradually, to rise to a higher level
excerpt a passage taken from a book, article, or to take such a passage
grope to feel about hesitantly with the hands
hover to float or hang suspended over
jostle to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing, bump or shove
laggard a person who moves slowly or falls behind, slow to move
plaudits applause, enthusiastic praise or approval
preclude to make impossible, prevent
revert to return, go back
rubble broken stone or bricks, ruins
servile of or relating to a slave, menial
vigil a watch, especially at night, any period of watchful attention
wrangle to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way
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