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20 terms

English Vocab Set 6

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