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irrevocable
incapable of being changed or called back
propensity
a natural inclination or predilection toward
querulous
peevish, complaining, fretful
remonstrate
to argue or plead with someone against something, protest against, object to
repudiate
to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
resilient
able to return to an originial shape or form; able to recover quickly
reverberate
to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeatedly
scurrilous
coarsely abusive, vuglar or low (especially in language), foul mouthed
sedulous
persisten, showing industry and determination
sleazy
thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy or inferior in quality or character, ethically low, mean, or disreputable
amnesty
a general pardon for an offense against a government, in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution
autonomy
self government, political control
axiomatic
self evident, expressing auniversally accepted principle or rule
blazon
to adron or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
caveat
a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
equitable
fair, just, embodying principles of justice
extricate
to free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove with force
flich
to steal, (sneaky)
flout
to mock, treat with contempt
fractious
tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable
precept
a rule of conduct or action
salutary
beneficial, helpful; healthful; wholesome
scathing
bitterly sever, withering; causing great harm
scourge
to whip, punish severly
n)a cause of affliction or suffering
sepulchral
funereal, typical of the tomb, gloomy or dismal
soporific
tending to caue sleep, relating to sleepiness
n)something that induces sleep
straitlaced
extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct,
transient
lasting only a short time, fleeting
n)one who stays a short time
unwieldy
not easily carried or handled because of size or complexity
vapid
dull, uninteresting