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sadlier oxford vocabulary workshop

to make up for

atone

slavery: any state of being bound or held down

bondage

believable

credible

to pay for

defray

hardworking, industrious, not lazy

diligent

sad: dreary

doleful q

frightful, horrible; deathly pale

ghastly

to hold back

hamper

to shape or cut down with an ax, to hold to

hew

poor, in a state of poverty, depleted

impoverished

never stopping, going on all the time

incessant

complicated, difficult to understand

intricate

easy to understand, clear; rational, sane

lucid

occurring or published after death

posthumous

overly neat, precise, proper, or formal ; prudish

prim

grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic

sardonic

exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess

superfluous

to take the place of, supersede

supplant

to jeer at, mock, an insulting or mocking remark

taunt

holding fast, holding together firmly; persistent

tenacious

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