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20 terms

APENG words unit 5

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am'nesty
noun a general pardon
auton'omy
noun self-government
axiomat'ic
adj self-evident, universally known
blaz'on
verb to embellish
cav'eat
noun, a warning or caution to prevent misunderstandings
equ'itable
adj fair, just
ex'tricate
verb to free from entanglement
filch'
verb to steal
flout'
verb to mock
fract'ious
adj tending to be troublesome
pre'cept
noun a rule of conduct or action
sal'utary
adj beneficial, helpful
sca'thing
adj bitterly severe
scourge'
verb to castigate
noun cause of affliction or suffering.
sepul'chral
adj dismal
soporif'ic
adj tending to cause sleep
noun something that induces sleep
strait'laced
adj extremely strict in regard to moral standards
tran'sient
adj lasting only a short time
unwiel'dy
adj not easily handles
vap'id
adj dull, uninteresting.