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atone
(e ton')
to make up for
bondage
(ban' dij)
slavery; any state of being bound or held down
incredible
(kred' e bel)
believable
defray
(de fra')
to pay for
diligent
(dil' e jent)
hardworking, industrious, not lazy
doleful
(dol' fel)
sad; dreary
ghastly
(gast' le)
frightful, horrible; deathly pale
hamper
(ham' per)
to hold back
hew
(hyu)
to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to
impoverished
poor, in a state of poverty; depleted
incessant
(in ses' ent)
never stopping, going on all the time
intricate
(in' tre ket)
complicated; difficult to understand
lucid
(lu' sid)
easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
posthumous
(pas' che mes)
occurring or published after death
prim
(prim)
overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; prudish
sardonic
(sar dan' ik)
grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
superfluous
(su per' flu wes)
exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
supplant
(se plant')
to take the place of, supersede
taunt
(tont)
to jeer at, mock; an insulting or mocking remark
tenacious
(te na' shes)
holding fast; holding together firmly; persistent