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These are the words that I have read in The Economist.


A hireling; one who serves in a foreign army for money; motivated solely by desire for monetary gain


Type or kind, the same


To climb with difficulty, especially on all fours; scramble


The action oppress or harass with ill-treatment, especially because of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs.


Anger aroused by something unjust, mean, or unworthy


Banishment or exclusion from a group; disgrace


Deserving contempt; vile


Loathsome, disgusting


A member of the small governing faction


Dirty; grimy; despicable

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