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22 Cards in this Set

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flout
(v) to mock, treat with contempt
caveat
(n) a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
blazon
(v) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
filch
(v) to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
fractious
(adj) tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable
equitable
(adj) fair, just, embodying principles of justice
autonomy
(n) self-government, political control
addendum
(n) an addition or supplement designed to increase correctness, completeness, or currency
amnesty
(n) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness
axiomatic
(adj) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule
extricated
(v) to free from extanglements or difficulties; remove with effort
soporific
(adj) tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy;
(n) something that induces sleep
scathing
(adj) bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
unwieldy
(adj) not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
vapid
(adj) dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveness, or force
prognosticate
(v) to predict, especially on the basis of present indications or signs, foretoken
sepulchral
(adj) funeral, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal
salutary
(adj) beneficial, helpful; healthy, wholesome
straitlaced
(adj) extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritanical
scourge
(v) to whip, punish severely;
(n) a cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
precept
(n) a rule of conduct or action
transient
(adj) lasting only a short time, fleeting;
(n) one who stays only a short time