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Maxim🍏

Adage

Maxim- a short pithy statement expressing a general truth

Aphorism 🍏

Adage

Aphroism- A pithy observation that contains general truth

Windfall 🍏

Bonanza

Windfall- a piece of unexpected good fortune

Surly 🍏

Churlish

Surly- bad tempered and unfriendly

Courteous🍎

Churlish

Courteous- polite, respectful, considerate in manners.

Bulwark 🍏

Citadel

Bulwark- a defensive wall

Bastion 🍏

Citadel

Bastion- a fortified place

Edict (noun)🍏

Decree

Edict- an official order issued by someone in authority

Grating 🍏

Discordant

Grating- sounding harsh and unpleasant

Shrill🍏

Discordant

Shrill- high-pitched and piercing

Divergent 🍏

Discordant

Divergent- contrasting, tending to be different

Conflicting 🍏

Discordant

Conflicting- incompatible, contradictory

Atrophy 🍎

Evolve

Atrophy- gradual loss of muscle or flesh usually because of disease or lack of use

Extract🍏

Excerpt

Extract- remove or take out

Cast about for 🍏

Grope

Cast about- search far and wide

Seasaw🍏

Hover

Seesaw- change rapidly and repeatedly from one position, situation, or condition to another and back again

Linger🍏

Hover

Linger- stay in a place longer than necessary

Straggler (noun) 🍏

Laggard

Straggler- someone who strays or falls behind

Swift (adjective)🍎

Laggard

Swift- happening quick

Prompt (adjective) 🍎

Laggard

Prompt- done without delay, immediate

Acclaim 🍏

Plaudits

Acclaim- enthusiastic and public praise

Ridicule 🍎

Plaudits

Ridicule- being mocked

Facilitate 🍎

Preclude

Facilitate- to make easy or easier

Regress 🍏

Revert

Regress- return to a former or less developed state

Groveling 🍏

Servile

Groveling- lie or move utterly hopelessly on the ground with one's face downwards

Masterly 🍎

Servile

Masterly- performed or performing in a very skillful and accomplished way

Concur 🍎

Wrangle

Concur- Be of the same opinion, agree