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Unit5 - Amnesty Autonomy Axiomatic Blazon Caveat Equitable...

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Amnest y (n) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution Many political prisoners were freed under the__granted by the new regime. Autono my (n) self-government, political control Even after the 13 colonies gained__from England, many Americans clung to English traditions. Syn.: home rule; Ant.: dependence, subjection, colonial status Axiomat ic (adj.) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle or rule One should not accept the idea that the camera never lies as an___truth. Syn.: taken for granted; Ant.: questionable, dubious, controversial Blazon (v) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely They will__the results of the election across the Internet and every television set in the land. Syn.: broadcast, trumpet; Ant.: hide, conceal, cover up, bury Caveat (n) a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior The well known Latin phrase “___emptor” means “Let the buyer beware”. Syn.: admonition, word to the wise Equitabl e (adj.) fair, just, embodying principles of justice He did more work, so a sixty-forty split of the profits seemed an___arrangement. Syn.: right, reasonable, evenhanded; Ant.: unjust, unfair, one-sided, disproportionate Extricat e (v) to free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove with effort The ring must have slid off my finger as I was trying to__the fish from the net. Syn.: disentangle, extract, disengage; Ant.: enmesh, entangle, involve Filch (v) to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts If you__pennies from the cash drawer, you are unlikely, after a while, to be satisfied with only pennies. Syn.: pilfer, purloin, swipe Flout (v) to mock, treat with contempt She chose to ignore my advice, not because she wanted to___my beliefs, but because she had strong opinions of her own. Syn.: scoff at, sneer at, snicker at, scorn; Ant.: obey, honor, revere, uphold Fractiou s (adj.) tending to be troublesome; unruly, quarrelsome, contrary; unpredictable It seems as of even the smoothest-running organizations contain one or two___elements. Syn.: refractory, recalcitrant, peevish; Ant.: docile, tractable, cooperative
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ? ? taught by Professor ? during the Spring '07 term at Gustavus.

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Unit5 - Amnesty Autonomy Axiomatic Blazon Caveat Equitable...

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