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atone
to make up for
verb
bondage
slavery, a state of being held or bound down
noun
credible
adj. believable
defray
to pay for
verb
diligent
hardworking, industrious, not lazy
Doleful
sad; dreary
adjective
ghastly
frightful, horrible; deathly pale
adjective
hamper
to hold back
verb
hew
to shape or cut down with an ax, to hold to
impoverished
poor, in a state of poverty; depleted
adjective
incessant
never stopping, going on all the time
intricate
complicated; difficult to understand
adjective
lucid
easy to understand, clear; rational
sane
adjective
posthumous
occuring or published after death
adjective
prim
overly neat, precise, proper, formal
prudish
adjective
sardonic
grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
adjective
supplant
to take the place of, supersede
verb
taunt
to jeer at, mock
verb

an insulting or mocking remark
noun
tenacious
holding fast and together fimly; persistent
adjective