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(n) a general pardon for an offence agains a government
amnesty
(n) Self-government, political control
autonomy
(adj) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule
axiomatic
(v) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously to publish or proclaim widely
blazon
(n) a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
caveat
(adj) fair, just, embodying principles of justice
equitable
(v) to free from entanglements or difficulties to remove with effort
extricate
(v) to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
filch
(adj) tending to be troublesome, unruly, quarrelsome, contrary unpredictable
fractious
(n) a rule of conduct or action
precept
(adj) beneficial, helpful, healthful, wholesome
salutary
(adj) bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
scathing
(v) to whip, punish severely
(n) a cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
scourge
(adj) funeral, typical of the tomb; extremelygloomy or dismal
sepulchral
(adj)tending to cause sleep.or elthargy
(n)something that induces sleep
sporific
(adj) extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritanical
straitlaced
(adj) lasting only a short time, fleeting
(n) one who stays only a short time
transient
(adj) not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
unwieldy
(adj) dull, uninteresting, itresome;lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
vapid
(v) to mock, treat with contempt
flout