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Siege a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling the surrender of those inside. (GvG 26)
rebel a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.(GvG 26)
unanimous held or carried by everyone involved.(GvG 30)
muster assemble, especially for inspection or in preparation for battle.(Paul Revere)
scrupulous very concerned to avoid doing wrong.(RVW 1)
chivalrous courteous and gallant, especially toward women. relating to the historical notion of chivalry.(RVW 2)
malleable able to be hammered or pressed permanently out of shape without breaking or cracking.(RVW 2)
precipice a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one.
Siege a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling the surrender of those inside. (GvG 26)
rebel a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.(GvG 26)
unanimous held or carried by everyone involved.(GvG 30)
muster assemble, especially for inspection or in preparation for battle.(Paul Revere)
scrupulous very concerned to avoid doing wrong.(RVW 1)
chivalrous courteous and gallant, especially toward women. relating to the historical notion of chivalry.(RVW 2)
malleable able to be hammered or pressed permanently out of shape without breaking or cracking.(RVW 2)
precipice a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one.(RVW 6)
askew not in a straight or level position.(DBS 318)
resolute admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.(DBS 323)
secede withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization.(Gettysburg Article)
atocities an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.(Gettysburg Article)
mediocre of only moderate quality; not very good.(Gettysburg Article)
skirmish an episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets.(Gettysburg Article)
consecrate make or declare sacred; dedicate formally to a religious or divine purpose.(Gettysburg Address)
orator a public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled.(Gettysburg Article)
sympathy understanding between people; common feeling.(Sympathy)
benign not harmful in effect: in particular, not malignant.(Mrs.Flowers)
intolerant not tolerant of views, beliefs, or behavior that differ from one's own.(Mrs.Flowers)
haughty arrogantly superior and disdainful.(Still I Rise)