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Glossary of Mrs Williams 7th grade vocab for gps students

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Rubble
n. broken stone or bricks; ruins
Citadel
n. fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong and commanding place.
Excerpt
n. passage taken from a book, article, ect.
v. to take such a passage or quote
Adage
(n.) A proverb, wise saying
Plaudits
pl.n. applause; enthusiastic praiseor approval
Laggard
n. a person who moves slowly or falls behind.

adj. falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
discordant
adj. disagreable in sound, jarring; laking in harmony, conflicting
Vigil
n. a watch, especailly @ night; any period of watchful attion
Revert
v. to return, go back
bonanza
n. A rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuble; a source of wealth; large amount
Evolve
v. to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
Jostle
v. to make or force ones way by pudhing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against, to vie for
Churlish
adj. lacking of politeness or good manners; little sensitivity; difficult to work with; rude
Collaborate
v. to work together, to work with.
Preclude
v. to make impossible, prevent, shut out
Hover
v. to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
Grope
v. to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly or uncertainly.

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