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amnesty
a general pardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution
amnesia
automony
self-government, political control
auto-self
axiomatic
self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule
automatic
blazon
to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
broadcast, blaze
caveat
a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
cavity
equitable
fair, just, embodying principles of justice
equ-equal
extricate
to free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove with effort
ex-out; extract
filch
to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
swipe, steal
flout
to mock, threat with contempt
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fractious
tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable
fracture
precept
a rule of conduct or action
principle; pre-before
salutary
beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
salutation
scathing
bitterly, severe, withering; causing great harm
savage
scourge
to whip, punish severely; a cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
scold
sepulchral
funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal
gloomy
soporific
tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy; something that induces sleep
sleepiness; soap opera
straitlaced
extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritanical
strict
transient
lasting only a short time, fleeing; one who stays only a short time
impermanent
unwieldy
not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
clumsy
vapid
dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
dull