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avarice

a greedy desire, particularly for wealth

furtive

secret and sly or sordid

bacchanalian

wild and drunken

extradite

to turn over or deliver to the legal jurisdiction of another government or authority

copious

large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)

irascible

easily angered

mercenary

a professional soldier hired by a foreign army

bastion

a strong defense or fort

jettison

to cast overboard; to discard

ostracize

to banish; to shut out from a group or society by common consent

bigot

one who is intolerant of differences in others

expunge

to erase or eliminate

candid

outspoken; blunt

argot

special words or phrases used by a specific group of people

negligence

careless neglect, often resulting in injury

appease

to calm; to make satisfied (often only temporarily)

strident

harsh sounding; grating

chaos

complete disorder

augment

to enlarge; to increase in amount or intensity

jingoism

extreme, chauvinistic patriotism, often favoring an aggressive, warlike foreign policy

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