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diligent
constant in effort to accomplish something; attentive and persistent in doing anything (eager, constant, sedulous)
doleful
sorrowful, mournful, melancholy. filled iwth or expressing grief. woeful
ghastly
shockingly frightful; horrible, terrifying, resembling a ghost, unearthly [the man had a ghastly look to his face]
hamper
to hold back, hinder, impede, to interger with, traverse, shackle, handcuff [a steady rain BLANK the progress of the work]
hew
to strike with cutting blows, to make shape with or as if with an ax [hewed down by the storm]
improvished
reduces to poverty. to make poor quaility. necessityous, beggarly, broke, deprived [a country BLANK by war]
incessant
continuing without interruption, ceasless, unending, nonstop, unrealenting, persistent [an BLANK noise]
intricate
having many unterrelated parts or facets. complex, complex, complicated, difficult, tangled [an BLANK maze]
lucid
easily understood. rational, clear understanding or perception, distinct, see-through [a BLANK explanation]
posthumous
arsing, occuring, continuing after ones death, born after the death of a father[a BLANK novel]
prim
formally precise or proper, excessively decorous, priggish, spruce, formal, prissy
sardonic
charactrized by bitter or scornful derision, mocking, cynical, sneering, mean[ a BLANK grin]