20 terms

Unit 6 Vocab

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atone
to make up for
credible
believable
doleful
sad; dreary
hamper
to hold back
impoverished
poor; in a state of poverty; depleted
lucid
easy to understand; clear; rational, sane
posthumous
occurring or published after death
sardonic
grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
supplant
to take the place of; supersede
tenacious
holding fast; holding together firmly; persistent
bondage
slavery; any state of being bound or held down
defray
to pay for
diligent
hardworking, industrious; not lazy
ghastly
frightful, horrible; deathly pale
hew
to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to
incessant
never stopping, going on all the time
intricate
complicated; difficult to understand
prim
overly near, proper, or formal; prudish
superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
taunt
to jeer at, mock; an insulting or mocking remark