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Flashcards in Vocab List 10 - 2/24 Deck (14):
1

Stealing; make off with belongings of others

Filch

2

Easily irritated or annoyed; cranky

Fractious

3

Fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience; just

Equitable

4

Immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority; political independence; self-government

Autonomy

5

Adding text to the end of a publication; postscript

Addendum

6

A warrant granting release from punishment for an offense; pardon

Amnesty

7

Self-evident truth; evident without proof or argument

Axiomatic

8

Release from entanglement of difficulty; disentangle

Extricate

9

Sleep-inducing; depressant; enduring mental lethargy

Soporific

10

Witheringly harsh; marked by harshly abusive criticism

Scathing

11

Difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape; unmanageable; awkward; clumsy

Unwieldy

12

Official symbols of a family tree; coat of arms

Blazon

13

Lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest; unexciting

Vapid

14

Make a prediction about; tell in advance; forebode

Prognosticate