Sentences Containing 'citadel'
What do you mean by alarming the citadel at this time of night consecrated to me?
Nothing will give greater pleasure to all your old friends; and I know one down there behind the Saint Nicolas citadel who will not be sorry to hear it.''
The brain is at least twenty feet from his apparent forehead in life; it is hidden away behind its vast outworks, like the innermost citadel within the amplified fortifications of Quebec.
More Vocab Words::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
::: wastrel - waster; profligate
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
::: caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
::: reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
::: gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew