to make up for something
compensate
to bring an end to something
culminate
resolve or determination
intent
to make something worse
exacerbate
ideas that reflect the political beliefs of a nation
ideological
to come between fighting groups
intervene
strained relationship between countries or individuals
tension
merciless, without pity
ruthless
to suceed and thrive, especially in regards to money
prosperous
to take control or possession of a place
occupying
the rivalry that developed between the United States and the Soviet Union after World War 2
cold war