Vocab Unit 5

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

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