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a military maneuver in which a fortification, such as a city or a fort, is surrounded, subjected to attack, and cut off from supplies or reinforcements until its occupants surrender.
clear, calm, or unclouded.
high or supremely dignified
to give one's attention to; take notice of
free from trouble or disturbance; unruffled; tranquil
one of a series of teeth on a gear.
to manipulate the throw of (dice) with the intention of cheating.
a projection on the end of a piece of wood that, when engaged with an indentation on another piece of wood, creates a joint.
to weaken the foundations of. to gradually, secretly, or imperceptibly weaken and destroy.
having, producing, or being a loud, deep, or full sound; resonant.
rich or resonant in sound, as poetry.
a large, damaging fire.
a pendant ornament made of a bunch of threads or cords of equal length that are tied together at one end and hang free at the other.
done or acting in a secretive or covert way; sneaky; furtive.
a person who lives in voluntary isolation from others.
to meet or face without evasion or avoidance.
to present for solution or acknowledgment.
of or suggesting the countryside or a rustic style of life, esp. one that is quiet and pleasant.
the enforced separation of people, animals, goods, or the like from others, so as to prevent the spread of contagious illness.
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