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Vocab Unit 5

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amnesty
a general pardon for an offense against a government
autonomy
self-government
axiomatic
self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule
blazon
to adorn or embellish; to publish or proclaim widely
caveat
a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
equitable
fair, just, embodying the principles of justice
extricate
to free from entanglements or difficulties
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
precept
a rule of conduct or action
salutary
beneficial, helpful
scathing
bitterly severe, causing great harm
scourge
to whip, punish severely; a cause of affliction or suffering
sepulchral
funeral, typical of the tomb
soporific
tending to cause sleep
straitlaced
extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish
transient
lasting only a short time; one who stays only a short time
unwieldy
not easily carried or handled
vapid
dull, uninteresting, tiresome
autonomy
home rule
axiomatic
taken for granted
blazon
broadcast
blazon
trumpet
caveat
admonition
caveat
word to the wise
equitable
right
equitable
reasonable
equitable
evenhanded
extricate
disentangle, extract, disengage
flout
scoff at, snicker at, sneer at, scorn
fractious
refractory
fractious
recalcitrant
fractious
peevish
precept
principle
precept
maxim
salutary
salubrious
salutary
curative
scathing
searing
scathing
harsh
scathing
ferocious
scathing
savage
scourge
flog
scourge
beat
scourge
bane
scourge
plague
scourge
pestilence
sepulchral
doleful
sepulchral
lugubrious
sepulchral
mortuary
soporific
narcotic
soporific
anesthetic
straitlaced
highly conventional
straitlaced
overly strict
straitlaced
stuffy
transient
impermanent
transient
ephemeral
transient
evanescent
unwieldy
cumbersome
unwieldy
bulky
unwieldy
clumsy
unwieldy
impractical
vapid
insipid
vapid
lifeless
vapid
colorless