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Study Stack Unit 2

TermDefinition
siege a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling the surrender of those inside(Noun)
rebel a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.(Noun)
unanimous (of two or more people) fully in agreement.(Adjective)
muster assemble (troops), especially for inspection or in preparation for battle.(Verb)
scrupulous (of a person or process) diligent, thorough, and extremely attentive to details.(Adjective)
chivalrous (of a man or his behavior) courteous and gallant, especially toward women.(Adjective)
malleable (of a metal or other material) able to be hammered or pressed permanently out of shape without breaking or cracking.(Adjective)
precipice a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one.(Noun)
askew not in a straight or level position.(Adverb & Adjective)
resolute admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.(Adjective)
secede withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization.(Verb)
atrocities an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.(Noun)
mediocre of only moderate quality; not very good.(Adjective)
skirmish an episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets.(Noun)
consecrate make or declare (something, typically a church) sacred; dedicate formally to a religious or divine purpose.(Verb)
orator a public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled.(Noun)
sympathy feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune.(Noun)
bening gentle; kindly.(Adjective)
intolerant not tolerant of views, beliefs, or behavior that differ from one's own.(Adjective)
haughty arrogantly superior and disdainful.(Adjective)
Created by: 22Calhoun