Unit 5 Definitions Level F

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Unit 5 Definitions Level F
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  1. a general pardon for an offense against a government, in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution
    amnesty
  2. self-government, political control
    autonomy
  3. self-evident, expressing a university accepted principle or rule
    axiomatic
  4. to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
    blazon
  5. a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
    caveat
  6. fair, just, embodying principles of justice
    equitable
  7. to free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove with effort
    extricate
  8. to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
    filch
  9. to mock, treat with contempt
    flout
  10. tending to be troublesome, unruly, quarrelsome, contrary, unpredictable
    fractious
  11. a rule of conduct or action
    precept
  12. beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
    salutary
  13. bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
    scathing
  14. to whip, punish severely; a cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
    scourge
  15. funeral, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal
    sepulchral
  16. tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy; something that induces sleep
    soporific
  17. extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritanical
    straitlaced
  18. lasting only a short time, fleeting; one who stays only a short time
    transient
  19. not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
    unwieldy
  20. dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
    vapid

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