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Right of self-government
Syn.- independence; freedom

Autonomy

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Make a person or thing seem little or important
Syn.- disparge, minimize

Belittle

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Showing a lack of skill or knowledge
Syn.- rough, coarse, inexpert

Crude

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Causing damage or injury
Syn.- harmful, injurious

Detrimental

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Try by copying to equal or surpass a person or thing admired
Syn.- imitate, rival

Emulate

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Containing a false or mistaken idea
Syn.- deceptive, misleading

Fallacious

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One who eats excess; greedy eater
Syn.- overeater, gourmand

Glutton

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Something that shows respect or reverence
Syn.- honor, tribute

Homage

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Rigidly firm in will or purpose
Syn.- unyielding, adamant

Inflexible

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Act of rising in rebellion against an established government or authority
Syn.- uprising, revolt

Insurrection

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Having, exercising, or characterized by sound judgement syn.- wise, sensible

Judicious

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Extra time, space, materials, etc., within which to operate; degree of freedom of action
Syn.- room, latitude

Leeway

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Error or omission due to carelessness
Syn.- lapse, slip, blunder

Oversinght

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Inflicting, involving, or aiming at punishment
Syn.- disciplinary, castigating

Punitive

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Relate in detail
Syn.- narrate, describe

Recount

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Small in degree
Syn.- negligible, slight, slender, faint

Remote

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Reaction to an act, action, or event
Syn.- aftereffect, consequence

Repercussion

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Act of retaliation against a foe for injuries recieved
Syn.- retribution, revenge, counterblow

Reprisal

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Challenge or reproach (someone) in an insulting or jeering manner
Syn.- mock, ridicule

Taunt

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Be sufficient grounds for
Syn.- justify, sanction

Warrant