to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or admiration: I esteem him for his honesty.
the act or process of surrounding and attacking a fortified place in such a way as to isolate it from help and supplies, for the purpose of lessening the resistance of the defenders and thereby making capture possible.
exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; grave risk; jeopardy; danger: They faced the peril of falling rocks.
boldly rude or disrespectful
to lower in dignity, honor or standing
a cave, especially that is large and mostly underground
an excavation or pit, usually open to the air from which
to bind in or as in chain or chains, restrain.
Communication of thought by words
bending readily, flexible
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.
evoking or deserving contempt by smallness, poor quality
plainness of speech
Implied, rather than expressly stated
incapable of being passed over or overcome
grave, sober, or mirthless, as a person, the face, speech, tone, or mood.
a serious state of affairs.
to call upon to do something specific.
one accused or charged with a crime.
the perfume or smoke arising from a substance when burned.
excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
the practice or art of using language with fluency and aptness.