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Vocabulary level D section 6

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atone
to make up for
bondage
slavery;any state of being bound or held down
credible
believable
defray
to pay for
diligent
hardworking, industrious, not lazy
doleful
sad;dreary
ghastly
frightful,horrible, deathly pale
hamper
to hold back
hew
to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to
impoverished
poor, in a state of poverty; depleted
incessant
never stopping, going 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