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Vocab List 6

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atone
to make up for
bondage
slavery; any state of being bound or held
credible
believable
defray
to pay for
diligent
hardworking
doleful
sad, dreary
ghastly
frightful, horrible; deathly pale
hamper
hold back
hew
to shape or cut down with an ax
impoverished
poor, in a state of poverty
incessant
never stopping; going on all the time
intricate
complicated, difficult to understand
lucid
easy to understand, clear; rational
posthumous
occurring or published after death
prim
overly neat, precise, proper or formal
sardonic
grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
superflous
exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
supplant
to take place of
taunt
to jeer at, mock; an insulting or mocking remark
tenacious
holding fast; holding together firmly; persistent