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bondage
slavery, any state of being bound or held down
hew
to shape or cut down with an ax, to hold to
ghastly
frightful, horrible, deathly pale
superflous
exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
intricate
complicated, difficult to understand
defray
to pay for
diligent
hard-working, industrious, not lazy
doleful
sad, dreary
atone
to make up for
posthumous
occuring or published after death
lucid
easy to understand, clear, rational, sane
tenacious
holding fast; holding together firmly; persistent
sardonic
grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
prim
overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; prudish
incessant
never stopping, going on all the time
taunt
to jeer at, mock; an insulting or mocking remark
credible
believable
hamper
to hold back
supplant
to take the place of, supersede
impoverished
poor, in a state of poverty, depieted