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Flashcards in verb 4 English Deck (20):
1

a general pardon for an offense against a government,in general , any act of forgiveness

amnesty

2

self-government ,political control

autonomy

3

self-evident , express a universally accepted principle

axiomatic

4

a adorn or embellish , to display conspicuously

blazon

5

a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding

caveat

6

fair , just , embodying

equitable

7

to free entanglements or difficulties

extricate

8

to steal ,especially in a sneaky way

filch

9

to mock , treat with contempt

flout

10

tending to be troublesome

fractious

11

a rule of conduct or action

precept

12

beneficial ,helpful ,healthful

salutary

13

bitter severe

scathing

14

scourge

to whip, punish severely

15

funereal , typical of the tomb

sepulchral

16

tending to cause sleep

soporific

17

extremely strict in regard to moral standards

straitlaced

18

lasting only a short time

transient

19

not easily carried , handled

unwisely

20

dull, uninteresting ,tiresome

vapid