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amnesty

pardon for offense against gov't

autonomy

self-gov't

axiomatic

self-evident, well understood by people

blazon

to publish or broadcast widely (e.g. They will ____ the election results across the internet)

caveat

warning/caution to discourage behavior

equitable

fair

extricate

to free from difficulties

filch

to steal small amount in a "sneaky" way

flout

to mock or treat with contempt

fractious

troublesome or unruly

precept

rule of conduct, action, or principle
(e.g. Bryan follows Coach Micken's ______ on the team.)

salutary

beneficial or helpful
(e.g. Bryan has _____ ideas for organizing materials.)

scathing

severe, causing great harm

scourge

to whip or punish badly, or the cause of suffering

sepulchral

gloomy or dismal

soporific

causing sleep or lethargy, or something that brings on sleep

straitlaced

extremely strict about moral standards and conduct

transient

lasting only a short time
(e.g. Many adults are _____ moving to new cities frequently.)

unwieldy

not easy to carry or handle

vapid

dull or uninteresting

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