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Flashcards in Unit 5 Synonyms Deck (20):
1

reprieve

amnesty

2

home rule

autonomy

3

taken for granted

axiomatic

4

broadcast, trumpet

blazon

5

admonition, word to the wise

caveat

6

right, reasonable, evenhanded

equitable

7

disentangle, extract

extricate

8

pilfer, purloin, swipe

filch

9

sneer at, snicker at, scorn

flout

10

refractory, recalcitrant, peevish

fractious

11

principle, maxim

precept

12

salubrious, curative

salutary

13

searing, harsh, savage

scathing

14

flog, beat; bane, plague, pestilence

scourge

15

lugubrious, mortuary

sepulchral

16

narcotic, anesthetic

soporific

17

highly conventional, overly strict, stuffy

straitlaced

18

impermanent, ephemeral, evanescent

transient

19

bulky, clumsy, impractical

unwieldy

20

lifeless, colorless

vapid