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Straitlaced

excessively strict in behavior, morality, or opinions

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Equitable

characterized by fairness

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Salutary

beneficial; healthful

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Scourge

a means of inflicting sever suffering, vengeance, or punishment

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Blazon

to make widely or generally known

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Filch

to steal something in small quantities

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Vapid

lacking liveliness, animation, or interest

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Extricate

to free or release form a difficulty or entanglement

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Scathing

harshly critical

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Caveat

a warning or caution

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Axiomatic

evident without proof or argument

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Flout

to show dislike for; to mock

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Addendum

something added, or to be added

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Fractious

inclined to make trouble; unruly

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Autonomy

self-government

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Prognosticate

to predict according to present indications or signs; foretell

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Precept

a rule of personal conduct

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Amnesty

a general pardon granted by a government

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Soporific

causing or tending to cause sleep

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Transient

lasting a very short time; fleeting

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Unwieldy

moved or managed with difficulty

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Sepulchral

suggestive of the grave; melancholy