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A proverb

Adage

1

A rich mass of ore something very valuable

Bonanza

2

Lacking politeness or good manners rude

Churlish

3

A fortress that overlooks and protects a city

Citadel

4

To work with work together

Collaborate

5

An order having the force of law

Decree

6

Disagreeable in sound

Discordant

7

To develop gradually to rise to a higher level

Evolve

8

A passage taken from a book

Excerpt

9

To feel about hesitantly with the hands

Grope

10

To float or hang suspended over

Hover

11

To make or force ones way by pushing or elbowing

Jostle

12

A person who moves slowly or falls behind

Laggard

13

Applause praise approval

Plaudits

14

To make impossible

Preclude

15

To go back

To return go back

16

Broken stone or bricks

Rubble

17

Of or relating to a slave

Servile

18

A watch especially at night

Vigil

19

To quarrel or argue

Wrangle