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amnesty
n. a general pardon for an offense, act of forgiveness
autonomy
n. self-government, home rule
axiomatic
adj. self-evident, taken for granted
blazon
v. to adorn or embellish, broadcast
caveat
n. a warning or caution to precent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
equitable
adj. fair, just, right, reasonable
extricate
v. to free from entanglements or difficulties, extract
filch
v. to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
flout
v. to mock, treat with contempy, scoff at
fractious
adj. tending to be troublesome, unruly, quarrelsome
precept
n. a rule of conduct or action, principle
salutary
adj. beneficial, helpful, wholesome
scathing
adj. bitterly severe, withering, harsh
scourge
v. to whip, punish severely. n. a cause of affliction or suffering
sepulchral
adj. funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal
sopoforic
adj. tending to cause sleep n. something that induces sleep
straitlaced
adj. extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct
transient
adj. lasting only a short time n. one who stays only a short time
unwieldy
adj. not easily carried, handled, or managed. bulky
vapid
adj. dull, uninteresting, tiresome, lifeless