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22 Cards in this Set

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Amnesty
(N) A general pardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness.
Autonomy
(N) Self-government, political control
Fractious
(Adj) Tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable.
Flout
(V) To mock, treat with contempt.
Precept
(N) A rule of conduct or action.
Prognosticate
(V) To predict, especially on the basis of present indications or signs, foretoken.
Salutary
(Adj) Beneficial, helpful; healthy, wholesome
Scathing
(Adj) Bitterly severe, withering, causing great harm.
Transient
(Adj) Lasting only a short time, fleeting
(N) One who stays only a short time
Scourge
(V) To whip, punish severely
(N) A cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism.
Filch
(V) To steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts.
Sepulchral
(Adj) Funeral, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal.
Soporific
(Adj) Tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy
(N) Something that induces sleep
Straitlaced
(Adj) Extremely strict in regard to moral standards and cnduct; prudish, puritanical.
Unwieldy
(Adj) Not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity.
Addendum
(N) An addition or supplement designed to increase correctness, completeness, or currency.
Vapid
(Adj) Dull, uhninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
Axiomatic
(Adj) Self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule.
Extricate
(V) To free from entanglements or difficulties; Remove with effort.
Blazon
(V) To adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
Equitable
(Adj) Fair, just, embodying principles or justice
Caveat
(N) A warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior.