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Chapter 5 Vocabulary

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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