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Amnesty
A general pardon for an offense against a government, in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution
When you have animosity towards someone you are forgiving and pardon their mistakes
Autonomy
Self-government, political control
Auto means that you (self) have control over something.
Axiomatic
Self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule
When someone pulls out an ax they are expressing a rule or principle. Also when they pull it out its self evident what they want to do
Blazon
To adorn or embelish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
Blazine is not afraid to proclaim something or display something
Caveat
A warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
Cave - Cavemen need a warning so they are not misunderstood
Equitable
Fair, just embodying principles of justice
Equit (Equal) To be equal its fair in principles
Extricate
To free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove with effort
Filch
To steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
Filch (Finch) Micheal is very sneaky when he steals items
Flout
To mock, treat with contempt
Flout rythmes with pout
People mock those who pout
Fractious
Tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable
Fractions remind me of Melissa
She is unpredictable and gets in trouble at her school
Precept
A rule of conduct or action
Salutary
Beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
When you salute your in an army
An army is healthy and beneficial for you because you learn new things that become helpful in your life
Scathing
Bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
Scat ( Cat )
Cats claws are severe and can cause great harm
Scourage
To whip, punish severely
A cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
Scour (Scourge) Rage
Scrouge is a mean person who punishes pple because of his rage
Sephulchral
Funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal
Seph ( Steph ) Everytime she talks about herself its glommy and depressing which reminds you of a funeral
Soporific
Tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy
Something that induces sleep
Sopor ( Sophs) Soph year your tired of high school and you sleep during every class
Straitlaced
Extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritanical
When your laces on your shoes are strait you are very strict in conduct
Transient
Lasting only a short time, fleeting;
One who stays only a short time
Trans ( Transient) The bus only says at a stop for a short time
Unwieldy
Not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
Wield looks like wild...when something is wild its hard to handle are carry
Vapid
Dull, uninteresting, tiresome;
Lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
Vapid ( Reminds me of Vapor that you breath in when your sick) When your sick your dull and lack in liveliness