Flashcards in Unit 5 Deck (20):
A general pardon fin an offense against a government; in general any act of forgiveness or absolution
Self government. Political control
Syn. Home rule
Ant. Dependence. Subjection. Colonial status
Self evident. Expressing a universally accepted principle or rule.
Syn. Taken for granted.
Ant. Questionable. Dubious. Controversial
To adorn or embellish. To display conspicuously to publish or proclaim widely.
Syn. Broadcast. Trumpet.
Ant. Hide. Conceal. Coverup. Bury.
A warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior.
Syn. Admonition. Word to the wise.
Fair just embodying principles of justice
Syn. Right. Reasonable. Evenhanded.
Ant. Unjust. Unfair. One sided. Disproportionate
To free from entanglements or difficulties. To remove with effort.
Syn. Disentangle. Extract. Disengage.
Ant. Enmesh. Entangle. Involve.
To steal especially in a sneaky way and petty amounts.
Syn. Pilfer. Purloin. Swipe.
To mock treat with contempt.
Syn. Scoff at. Sneer at. Snicker at. Scorn.
Ant. Obey. Honor. Revere. Uphold
Tending to be troublesome. Unruly quarrelsome contrary. Unpredictable.
Syn. Refractory. Recalcitrant. Peevish
Ant. Docile. Tractable. Cooperative
A rule of conduct or action
Syn. Principle. Maxim
Beneficial helpful. Healthful wholesome.
Syn. Salubrious. Curative.
Ant. Detrimental. Deleterious. Pernicious.
Bitterly several withering. Causing great harm.
Syn. Searing. Harsh. Ferocious. Savage.
Ant. Bland. Mild.
To whip punish severely. A cause of affliction or suffering. A source of sever punishment or criticism.
Syn. Flog. Beat. Bane. Plague. Pestilence.
Ant. Godsend. Boon. Blessing.
Funereal typical of the tomb. Extremely gloomy or dismal.
Syn. Doleful. Lugubrious. Mortuary.
Tending to cause sleep relating to the sleepiness or lethargy. Something that induces sleep.
Syn. Narcotic. Anesthetic.
Ant. Stimulating. Stimulant. Stimulus.
Extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct. Prudish puritanical.
Syn. Highly conventional. Overly strict. Stuffy.
Ant. Lax. Loose. Indulgent. Permissive. Dissolute.
Lasting only a short time fleeting. One who stays only a short time.
Syn. Impermanent. Ephemeral. Evanescence.
Ant. Permanent. Imperishable. Immortal.
Not easily carried handled or managed because of size or complexity.
Syn. Cumbersome. Bulky. Clumsy. Impractical.
Ant. Manageable. Easy to hold.