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(v.)to make up for
atone
(n.)slavery; any state of being bound or held down
bondage
(adj.)believable
credible
(v.)to pay for
defray
(adj.)hardworking, industrious, not lazy
diligent
(adj.)sad; dreary
doleful
(adj.)frightful, horrible; deathly pale
ghastly
(v.)to hold back
hamper
(v.)to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to
hew
(adj.)poor, in a state of poverty; depleted
impoverished
(adj.)never stopping, going on all the time
incessant
(adj.)complicated; difficult to understand
intricate
(adj.)easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
lucid
(adj.)occurring or published after death
posthumous
(adj.)overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; prudish
prim
(adj.)grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
sardonic
(adj.)exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
superfluous
(v.)to take the place of, supersede
supplant
(v.)to jeer at, mock; (n.)an insulting or mocking remark
taunt
(adj.)holding fast; holding together firmly; persistent
tenacious
SYNONYMS:
expiate, make amends for
atone
SYNONYMS:
servitude, captivity, subjection, dependence
bondage
SYNONYMS:
plausible, acceptable, likely
credible
SYNONYMS:
settle, bear the cost, foot the bill
defray
SYNONYMS:
assiduous, sedulous
diligent
SYNONYMS:
sorrowful, mournful, melancholy, dolorous
doleful
SYNONYMS:
dreadful, appalling, gruesome, grisly
ghastly
SYNONYMS:
hinder, obstruct, impede, inhibit
hamper
SYNONYMS:
chop, hack, fell, adhere, conform
hew
SYNONYMS:
poverty-stricken, destitute, indigent
impoverished
SYNONYMS:
ceaseless, constant, uninterrupted
incessant
SYNONYMS:
complex, convoluted
intricate
SYNONYMS:
limpid, intelligible
lucid
SYNONYMS:
postmortem
posthumous
SYNONYMS:
fussy, fastidious, squeamish
prim
SYNONYMS:
caustic, mordant, acerbic, wry
sardonic
SYNONYMS:
surplus, supererogatory
superfluous
SYNONYMS:
replace, displace, oust
supplant
SYNONYMS:
(v.)ridicule, deride
taunt
SYNONYMS:
obstinate, stubborn, dogged
tenacious
ANTONYMS:
freedom, liberty, independence
bondage
ANTONYMS:
unbelievable, implausible, improbable
credible
ANTONYMS:
lazy, indolent, cursory, perfunctory
diligent
ANTONYMS:
cheerful, blithe, jaunty, buoyant
doleful
ANTONYMS:
pleasant, agreeable, attractive, delightful
ghastly
ANTONYMS:
facilitate, ease, smooth the way
hamper
ANTONYMS:
rich, weathly, affluent, prosperous
impoverished
ANTONYMS:
occasional, sporadic, intermittent
incessant
ANTONYMS:
simple, uninvolved, uncomplicated
intricate
ANTONYMS:
murky, muddy, obscure, unintelligible
lucid
ANTONYMS:
prenatal
posthumous
ANTONYMS:
dowdy, frumpy, sloppy, untidy, loose, lax
prim
ANTONYMS:
bland, mild, saccharine, good-natured
sardonic
ANTONYMS:
necessary, essential, vital, indispensable
superfluous
ANTONYMS:
(v.)cheer, applaud, acclaim
taunt
ANTONYMS:
yielding, weak, gentle, lax, slack
tenacious