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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