Unit 2 buzzwords buzzword

Term Definition
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.
Rebel a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler
unanimous (of two or more people) fully in agreement
muster assemble (troops), especially for inspection or in preparation for battle
scrupulous diligent, thorough, and extremely attentive to details
chivalrous courteous and gallant, especially toward women
malleable able to be hammered or pressed permanently out of shape without breaking or cracking
precipice a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one
askew not in a straight or level position
resolute admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering
secede withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization
atrocities an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury
mediocre only moderate quality; not very good
skirmish episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets
consecrate make or declare (something, typically a church) sacred; dedicate formally to a religious or divine purpose
orator a public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled
Sympathy feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune
benign gentle; kindly
intolerant not tolerant of views, beliefs, or behavior that differ from one's own
haughty arrogantly superior and disdainful

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