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22 Cards in this Set

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flout
v- to mock, treat with contempt
caveat
n- a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
blazon
v- to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to pulish or proclaim widely
filch
v- to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
fractious
adj- tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable
equitable
adj- fair, just, embodying principles of justice
autonomy
n- self-government, political control
addendum
n- an addition or supplement designed to increase correctness, completeness or currency
amnesty
n- a general ardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness
axiomatic
adj- self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule
extricate
v- to free from entanglements or difficulties; remove with effort
soporific
adj- tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy; n- something that induces sleep
scathing
adj- bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
unwieldy
adj- not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
vapid
adj- dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
prognostcate
v- to predict, especially on the basis of present indications or signs, foretoken
sepulchral
adj- funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal
salutary
adj- beneficial, helpful; healthy, wholesome
straitlaced
adj- extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; pruish, puritanical
scourge
v- to whip, punish severely;
n- a cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
precept
n- a rule of conduct or action
transient
adj- asting only a short time, fleeting;
n- one who stays only a short time