10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 24

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furtive
adj. stealthy; secretive; sneaky
mercenary
adj. desiring money only; greedy; n. a paid soldier who will fight for any country for money
permeate
v. to pass through openings or pores; to penetrate; to spread throughout
accost
v. to approach someone and speak first
populace
n. the masses; the common people; a population
rapacious
adj. greedy; plundering
recalcitrant
adj. stubbornly disobedient; defiant; difficult to deal with
appraisal
n. an expert valuation; an assessment; an estimate of quality or quantity
proletarian
adj. of or belonging to the working class; n. a person belonging to the working class
pernicious
adj. very harmful; highly injurious; evil; causing moral harm