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atone
(v) to make up for

synonyms:to make up for, make amends for, expiate

antonyms: to make no amends for
bondage
*noun* slavery, any state of being bound or held down

synonyms: captivity, subjection, servitude, dependence
antonyms: freedom, liberty; independence
credible
*adj* believable
synonyms: believebale,plausible, acceptable, likely
antonyms: unbelievable, implausible, improbable
defray
*verb* to pay for
synonyms: to settle, bear the cost, foot the bill
antonyms:
dilligent
*adj* hardworking, industrious, not lazy
synonyms: industrious, assidous, sedulous
antonyms: lazy, indolent, cursory, perfunctory
doleful
*adj* sad, dreary
synonyms: sorrowful, mournful, melancholy, dolorous
antonyms: cheerful, blithe, jaunty, bouyant
ghastly
*adj* frightful, horrible; deathly pale
synonyms: dreadful, appalling, gruesome, grisly
antonyms: pleasant, agreeable, attractive, delightful
hamper
*verb* to hold back
synonyms: to hinder, obstruct, impede, inhibit
antonyms: to facilitate, ease, smoothe the way
hew
*verb* to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold back
synonyms: to chop, hack, to fell, to adhere, conform
antonyms:
impoverished
*adj* poor, in a state of poverty; depleted
synonyms: poverty-stricken, destitute, indigent
antonyms: rich, wealthy, affluent, prosperous
incessant
*adj* never stopping, going on all the time
synonyms: ceaseless, constant, uninterrupted
antonyms:
intricate
*adj* complicated, difficult to understand
synonyms: complicated, complex, convoluted
antonyms: simple, uninvolved, uncomplicated
lucid
*adj* easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
synonyms: clear, limpid, intelligible, rational
antonyms: murky, muddy, obscure, unintelligible
posthumous
*adj* occuring or published after death
synonyms: occuring after death, post-mortem
antonyms: prenatal
prim
*adj* overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; prudish
synonyms: fussy, fastidious, squeamish, prudish
antonyms: dowdy, frumpy sloppy, untidy; loose, lax
sardonic
*adj* grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
synonyms: caustic mordant, acerbic, wry
antonyms: bland, mild, saccharine, good-natured
superflous
*adj* exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
synonyms: excess, surplus, supererogatory
antonyms: neccessary, essential, vital, indispensable
supplant
*verb* to take the place of, supersede
synonyms: to replace, displce, supersede, oust
antonyms:
taunt
*verb* to jeer, mock; *noun* an insulting or mocking remark
synonyms: to ridicule, mock, jeer at
antonyms: to cheer, applaud, acclaim
tenacious
*adj* holding fast; holding together firmly, persistent
synonyms: obstinate, subborn, dogged, persistent
antonyms: yielding, weak, gentle, lax, slack