10 terms

Vocabulary Chapter 3

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avarice
greed; desire for wealth
furtive
stealthy; secretive
bacchanalian
wild and drunken
extradite
to turn over or deliver to the legal jurisdiction of another government or authority
copious
numerous; large in quantity
irascible
easily angered
mercenary
a professional soldier hired by a foreign army
bastion
a strong defense or fort (or one likened to it)
jettison
to cast overboard; to discard
ostracize
to banish; to shut out from a group or society by common consent