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::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
::: conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
::: malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: monetary - pertaining to money
::: dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble