Vocab Unit 5

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  1. (n) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution
    Amensty
  2. (n) self-government, political contro
    Autonomy
  3. (adj) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule
    Axiomatic
  4. (v) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
    Blazon
  5. (n) a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
    Caveat
  6.  (adj) fair, just, embodying principles of justice
    Equitable
  7. (v) to free from entanglement or difficulties; to remove with effort
    Extricate
  8. (v) to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
    Filch
  9. (v) to mock, treat with contempt
    Flout
  10. (adj) tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable
    Fractious
  11. (n) a rule of conduct or action
    Precept
  12.  (adj) beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
    Salutary
  13. (adj) bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
    Scathing
  14. (v) to whip, punish severely; (n) a cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
    Scourge
  15.  (adj) funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely dismal or gloomy
    Sepulchral
  16. (adj) tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy; (n) something that induces sleep
    Soporific
  17. (adj) extremely strict in regard to moral standards or conduct; prudish, puritanical
    Straitlaced
  18. (adj) lasting only a short time, sleeting; (n) one who stays only a short time
    Transient
  19. (adj) not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
    Unwieldly
  20. (adj) dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness or force
    Vapid

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