caveat-a warning or caution; admonition
blazon-to set forth conspicuously or publicly
fractious-refractory or unruly
equitable-characterized by equity or fairness
autonomy-independence or freedom
addendum-a thing to be added; an addition
amnesty-a general pardon for offenses, especially political offenses, against a government, often granted before any trial or conviction.
extricate-to free or release from entanglement
soporific-causing or tending to cause sleep
scathing-bitterly severe, as a remark unwieldy-wielded with difficulty vapid-lacking or having lost life, sharpness, or flavor
prognosticate-to forecast or predict (something future) from present indications or signs
sepulchral-of, pertaining to, or serving as a tomb
salutary-favorable to or promoting health; healthful.
straitlaced-excessively strict in conduct or morality
scourge-a whip or lash, especially for the infliction of punishment or torture.
precept-a commandment or direction given as a rule of action or conduct
transient-not lasting, enduring, or permanent