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20 terms

Sadlier-Oxford Level D Unit 6

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atone
to make up for
bondage
slavery, servitude, captivity
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
impoverished
poor, in a state of poverty
incessant
never stopping, going all the time
intricate
complicated, complex
lucid
easy to understand, intelligible, clear
posthumous
occurring or published after death
prim
overly neat, precise, fastidious
sardonic
grimly, bitterly sarcastic, wry
superfluous
excess, surplus
taunt
to jeer at, mock, ridicule
supplant
to take the place of, oust
tenacious
holding fast, obstinate, dogged