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siege
a military maneuver in which a fortification is surrounded, subjected to attack, and cut off from supplies or reinforcements until its occupants surrender
topple
to waver or totter and fall down; tumble
level
to tear down or destroy
levy
to confiscate property by authority
volcano
a mountain or hill, usually forming a crater, created around a vent in the earth's crust through which molten rock, ash, gases, and the like are expelled
fumes
to emit vapor, smoke, or odors
impression
the initial effect that an experience or perception creates in the mind or emotions
preserve
to protect from injury, harm, or mishap
preservative
a natural or chemical agent used to preserve foods and the like
atrium
an enclosed courtyard, especially in ancient Roman houses or early Christian churches
peristyle
a row or series of architectural columns forming an enclosure around a building or open space, or the open space so enclosed, especially as used in classical Greek architecture or copies of it