Vocabularly Workshop, Level F, Lesson 5

20 terms by kswaggie

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Amnesty

A general pardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution.

Autonomy

Self-government, political control.

Axiomatic

Self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule.

Blazon

To adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely.

Caveat

A warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior

Equitable

Fair, just, embodying principles of justice.

Extricate

To free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove with effort.

Filch

To steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts.

Flout

To mock, treat with contempt.

Fractious

Tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable.

Precept

A rule of conduct or action.

Salutary

Beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome.

Scathing

Bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm.

Scourge

(v.) To whip, punish severely. (n.) A cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism.

Sepulchral

Funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal.

Soporific

(adj.) Tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy. (n.) Something that induces sleep.

Straitlaced

Extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritanical.

Transient

(adj.) Lasting only a short time, fleeting. (n.) One who stays only a short time.

Unwieldy

Not easily carried, handled, or managed because of the size of complexity.

Vapid

Dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set