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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
impoverished
poor, in a state of poverty; depleted
incessant
never stopping, going on all the time
intricate
complicated, difficult to understand
lucid
easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
posthumous
occurring 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