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Well known proverb

Adage

1

A rich source of profit

Bonanza

2

Rude or surely; bad tempered

Churlish

3

Strong safe place

Citadel

4

Work together

Collaborate

5

Something ordered or settled by authority

Decree

6

Not in agreement

Discordant

7

Develop gradually

Evolve

8

Passage taken out of a book

Excerpt

9

Feel about with hands

Grope

10

To remain suspended over a place or object

Hover

11

Shove, push, or crowd

Jostle

12

Person who moves slowly or falls behind

Laggard

13

Round of applause

Plaudits

14

Shutout or make impossible

Preclude

15

To return to a former habit, practice, belief, or condition

Revert

16

Broken bits of anything

Rubble

17

Passive

Giving in

Servile

18

Wakefulness during normal sleeping hours

Vigil

19

Argue or dispute

Wrangle