Flashcards in SAT Vocab 2 Deck (20)
desire for wealth (greed)
a fortified position
yielding something abundantly.
to surrender an alleged criminal usually under the provisions of a treaty or statute by one authority to try the charge.
attempting to avoid notice or attention (because of guilt)
marked by hot temper and easily provoked anger
a sacrifice of cargo to lighten a ship's load
a soldier hired into foreign services for wages.
to exclude from a group by common consent.
to bring to a state of peace or quite.
an often more or less secret vocabulary and idiom peculiar to a particular group.
to make greater
a person who is intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices.
indication or suggesting sincere honesty and absence of deception
the confused, unorganized state of primordial matter before the creation of distinct forms.
to strike out, obliterate
extreme nationalism marked especially by a belligerent foreign policy.
failure to exercise the care that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in like circumstances.