Flashcards in Vocabulary 3 Deck (26):
to attain or assume an office, title, or dignity
a tract of land, especially as considered with reference to its natural features, military advantages, etc.
the use of exaggeration or display
a temporary or complete stopping of something
excessive in amount or cost, out of greed or to take advantage of consumers.
Plunder, robbery, or exploitation.
any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime
to tend to conciliate or to win over something of someone, to get along
to burn or hang an image of a person as a representation of someone who is disliked
revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement)
A person who actively favors an ideology
very bold or brave. resolutely fearless; dauntless
soldiers who are paid by a foreign country to fight in its army.
Profoundly moving; touching; distressing
incapable of being defended.
executed with secrecy or concealment for purposes of deception
A man in an army who uses guerilla warfare, by sabotaging the enemy
an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, especially a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.
unrestrained by law or general morality; lawless; immoral.
a state of society without government or law.
to bring or restore to a state of peace or tranquillity; quiet
go or move back or further away from a previous position.
not pestered or molested; left in peace.
be filled with a feeling of love for.
make (someone) weak and infirm.
diminish in value over a period of time.