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amnesty
n- a general pardon for an offense against a government
autonomy
n- self government, political control
axiomatic
adj- selv evident, expressing a universally accepted principal or rule
blazon
v- to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously
caveat
n- a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding
equitable
adj- fair, just, embodying principles of justice
extricate
v- to free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove with effort
filch
v- to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
flout
v- to mock, treat with contempt
fractious
adj- tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome
precept
n- a rule of conduct or action
salutary
adj- beneficial, helpful
scathing
adj- bitterly severe, withering
scourge
v/n- to whip, punish severly/ a cause of affliction or suffering
sepulchar
adj- funeral, typical of the tomb
soporific
adj/n- tending to cause sleep/something that induces sleep
straitlaced
adj- extremely strict on standards
transient
adj/n- lasting only a short time/ one who stays a short time
unwieldy
adj- not easily carried, handled or managed due to size
vapid
adj- dull, uninteresting, tiresome