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amnesty
a general pardon for an offense against a government
autonomy
self government, political control
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 opr discourage behavior
equitable
fair,just, embodying 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 of action
salutary
beneficial, helpful, healthful, wholesome
scathing
bitterly severe, withering
scourge
a cause of affliction or suffering, a source of severe punishment
sepulchral
funereal, typical of the tomb, extremely gloomy or dismal
soporific
tending to cause sleep, something that induces sleep
straitlaced
extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct, prudish, puritanical
transient
lasting only a short time, fleeitn, one who stays only a short time
unwieldy
not easily carried, handled, or managed beacuse of size or complexity
vapid
dull, ininteresting, tiresome