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Addendum

Something added, or to be added

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Amnesty

A general pardon granted by a government

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Autonomy

Self-governmen

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Axiomatic

Evident without proof or argument

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Blazon

To make widely or generally known; To display conspicuously

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Caveat

A warning or caution

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Equitable

Characterized by fairness

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Extricate

o free or release from a difficulty or entanglement

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Filch

To steal something in small quantities

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Flout

To show dislike for; To mock

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Fractious

Inclined to make trouble; Unruly

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Precept

A rule of personal conduct

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Prognosticate

To predict according to present indications or signs; foretell

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Salutary

Beneficial; Healthful

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Scathing

Regarding bitterly abusive criticism; harshly critical

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Soporific

Something that causes sleep; (adj.) Causing or tending to cause sleep

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Straitlaced

Excessively strict in behavior, morality, or opinions

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Scourge

A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment; (v.) To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation, to whip

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Transient

One who stays for only a short time; (adj.) Lasting a very short time, fleeting

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Unwieldy

Moved or managed with difficulty, as f

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Vapid

Lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; Dull

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Sepulchral

Suggestive of the grave; melancholy