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::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
::: fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation