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28 terms

Vocab Unit 5

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Amnesty
A general pardon for an offense
Autonomy
Self-government
Axiomatic
Self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule
Blazon
To adorn or embellish
Caveat
A warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
Equitable
Fair, just
Extricate
To free from entanglement
Filch
To steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
Flout
To mock
Fractious
Tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary
Precept
A rule of conduct or action
Salutary
Beneficial, helpful, healthful
Scathing
Bitterly severe, withering
Scourge
To whip, punish severely
Sepulchral
Extremely gloomy
Soporific
Tending to cause sleep
Straitlaced
Extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct, puritanical
Transient
Lasting only a short time
Unwieldy
Not easily carried because of size
Antonyms: Manageable
Vapid
Dull, uninteresting, tiresome
Autonomy
Antonyms: Dependence
Axiomatic
Antonyms: Controversial
Extricate
Antonyms: Entangle
Transient
Antonyms: Permanent
Scathing
Antonyms: Mild
Fractious
Antonyms: Docile
Flout
Antonyms: uphold
Salutary
Antonyms: Detrimental