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1

An official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offenses

Amnesty

2

The right or condition of self-government, esp. in a particular sphere

Autonomy

3

Self-evident or unquestionable

Axiomatic

4

Display prominently or vividly

Blazon

5

A warning or proviso of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations

Caveat

6

Fair and impartial

Equitable

7

Free (someone of something) from a constraint or difficulty

Extricate

8

Pilfer or steal (something of small value) in a casual way

Filch

9

Openly disregard (a rule, law or convention)

Flout

10

(typically of children) irritable and quarrelsome

Fractious

11

A general rule intended to regulate behavior or thought

Precept

12

(esp. with reference to something unwelcome or unpleasant) producing good effects; beneficial

Salutary

13

Witheringly scornful; severely critical

Scathing

14

Cause great suffering to

Scourge

15

Of or relating to a tomb or interment

Sepulchral

16

Tending to induce drowsiness or sleep

Soporific

17

Exaggeratedly proper

Straitlaced

18

Lasting only for a short time; impermanent

Transient

19

Difficult to carry or move because of its size, shape or weight

Unwieldy

20

Offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging

Vapid