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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