Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 5

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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 5
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  1. amnesty
    n. a general pardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution
  2. amnesty
    reprieve (syn.)
  3. autonomy
    n. self-government, political control
  4. autonomy
    home rule (syn.)
  5. autonomy
    dependence, subjection (ant.)
  6. axiomatic
    adj. self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle
  7. axiomatic
    taken for granted (syn.)
  8. axiomatic
    questionable, dubious (ant.)
  9. blazon
    v. to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
  10. blazon
    broadcast, trumpet (syn.)
  11. blazon
    hide, conceal, bury (ant.)
  12. caveat
    n. a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
  13. caveat
    admonition (syn.)
  14. caveat
    word to the wise (ant.)
  15. equitable
    adj. fair, just, embodying principles of justice
  16. equitable
    right, reasonable, evenhanded (syn.)
  17. equitable
    unjust, unfair, one-sided, disproportion (ant.)
  18. extricate
    v. to free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove with effort
  19. extricate
    disentangle, extract (syn.)
  20. extricate
    enmesh, entangle (ant.)
  21. filch
    v. to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
  22. filch
    pilfer, purloin, swipe (syn.)
  23. flout
    v. to mock, treat with contempt
  24. flout
    sneer at, snicker at, scorn (syn.)
  25. flout
    obey, honor (ant.)
  26. fractious
    adj. tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable
  27. fractious
    refractory, recalcitrant, peevish (syn.)
  28. fractious
    docile, tractable, cooperative (ant.)
  29. precept
    n. a rule of conduct or action
  30. precept
    principle, maxim (syn.)
  31. salutary
    adj. beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
  32. salutary
    salubrious, curative (syn.)
  33. salutary
    detrimental, deleterious (ant.
  34. scathing
    adj. bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
  35. scathing
    searing, harsh, savage (syn.)
  36. scathing
  37. scathing
    bland, mild (ant.)
  38. scourge
    v. to whip, punish severely
  39. scourge
    n. a cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
  40. scourge
    flog, beat; bane, plague, pestilence (syn.)
  41. scourge
    godsend, boon, blessing (ant.)
  42. sepulchral
    adj. funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal
  43. sepulchral
    lugubrious, mortuary (syn.)
  44. soporific
    adj. tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy
  45. soporific
    n. something that induces sleep
  46. soporific
    narcotic, anesthetic (syn.)
  47. soporific
    stimulating; stimulant, stimulus (ant.)
  48. straitlaced
    adj. extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritanical
  49. straitlaced
    highly conventional, overly strict, stuffy (syn.)
  50. straitlaced
    lax, loose, indulgent, permissive, dissolute (ant.)
  51. transient
    adj. lasting only a short time, fleeting
  52. transient
    n. one who stays only a short time
  53. transient
    impermanent, ephemeral, evanescent (syn.)
  54. transient
    permanent, imperishable, immortal (ant.)
  55. unwieldy
    adj. not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
  56. unwieldy
    bulky, clumsy, impractical (syn.)
  57. unwieldy
    manageable, easy to handle (ant.)
  58. vapid
    adj. dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
  59. vapid
    lifeless, colorless (syn.)
  60. vapid
    zesty, spicy, colorful (ant.)

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