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citadel - fortress
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word