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A professional soldier who serves in a foreign army for pay
mercernary
a formal written accusation charging someone with a crime
indictment
a form of government characterized by absolute state power and unlimited authority of the ruler
dictatorship
a nation or person not taking sides in a war
neutral
a citizen not in military service
civilian
one who betrays a country by aiding an enemy
traitor
to seize private property for publice use, often as a penalty
confiscate
a messenger or agent sent by a government on official business
envoy
a mass disorderly and crude common people
rabble
a place for making and storing weapons and ammunition
arsenal
concerning the belief that a country should take little or no part in foreign affairs, especially through alliances or wars
isolationist
passed down from generation to generation
hereditary
the isolation of a place by hostile ships or troops
blockade
a private vessel temporarily authorized to capture or plunder enemy ships in wartime
privateer
taking advantage of one's official position to gain money or property by illegal means
graft