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Atone
(v.) to make up for
sys: to make up for, make amends for, expiate

ant: to make no amends for
Bondage
(n.) slavery; any state of being bound or held down
syn: captivity, subjection, servitude, dependence

ant: freedom, liberty; independence
Credible
(adj.) believable
syn: believable, plasuible, acceptable, likely

ant: unbievable, implausible, improbable
Defray
(v.) to pay for
syn: to settle, bear the cost, foot the bill
Diligent
(adj.) hardworking, industrious, not lazy
syn: industrioius, assiduous, sedulous

ant: lazy, indolent; cursory, perfunctory
Ghastly
(adj.) frightful, horrible; deathly pale
syn: dreadful, appaling; gruesome, grisly

ant: pleasant, agreeable, attractive, delightful
Hamper
(v.) to hold back
syn: to hinder, obstruct, impede, inhibit

ant: to facilitate, ease, smoothe the way
Hew
(v.) to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to
syn: to chop, hack; to fell ; to adhere, conform
Impoverished
(adj.) poor, in a state of poverty; depleted
syn: poverty-stricken, destitute, indigent

ant: rich, wealthy, affluent, prosperous
Incessant
(adj.) never stopping, going on all the time
syn: ceaseless, constant, uninterrupted

ant: occaional, sporadic, intermittent
Intricate
(adj.) complicated, duffcult to understand
syn: complicated, complex, convoluted

ant: simple, uninvolved, uncomplicated
Lucid
(adj.) east to undersatnd, clear; rational, sane
syn: clear, lipid; intelligible; rational

ant: murky, muddy,; obsure, unintelligible
Prim
(adj.) overly neat, precise, proper, pr formal; prudish
syn: fussy, fastidiou; squeamish, prudish

ant: dowdy, frumpy; sloppy, untidy; loose, lax
Posthumous
(adj.) occuring or published after death
syn: occuring after death, post-mortem

ant: prenatal
Sardonic
(adj.) grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
syn: caustic, mordant, acerbic, wry

ant: bland, mild; saccharine; good-natured
Superfluous
(adj.) exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
syn: excess, surplus, supererogatory

ant: necessary, essential, vital, indispensable
Supplant
(v.) to take the place of, supersede
syn: to replace, displace, supersede, oust
Taunt
(v.) to jeer at, mock
(n.) an insulting or mocking remark
syn: to ridicule, mock, jeer at

ant: to cheer, applaud, acclaim
Tenacious
(adj.) holding fast; holding together frimly; persistent
syn: obstinate, stubborn, dogged, persistent

ant: yeilding, waek, gentle, lax, slack
Doleful
(adj.) sad, dreary
syn:sorrowful, mournful, melancholy, dolorous

ant: cheerful, blithe, jaunty, buoyant