Kite Runner vocab

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Atone

Verb - To make amends

Propel

Verb - To drive forward or onward

Spare

Adj - Not abundant or plentiful

Unscrupulous

Adj - Lacking moral principles

Matyr

Noun - A person who sacrifices something of great value

Disdain

Noun - A feeling of contempt for someone or something regarded as unworthy or inferior

Antidote

Noun - A remedy to counteract the effects of poison, a cure

Veracity

Noun - Devotion to the truth

Melee

Noun - A confused struggle, hand to hand fight among several people

Contrite

Adj - Feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for a sin or shortcoming

Nemesis

Noun - A formidable and usually victorious rival or opponent

Feigned

Adjective - Not genuine or sincere, artificial

Grandiose

Adj - Impressive because of uncommon largeness, scope, exaggeration

Trepidation

Noun - Uncertain anxiety, apprehension

Impassive

Adj - Giving no sign of feeling or emotion, expressionless

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