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atone
v; to make up for
s: expiate, make amends for
bondage
n; slavery; any state of being bound or held down
s: servitude, captivity, subjection, dependence
credible
adj; believable
s: plausible, acceptable, likely
defray
v; to pay for
s: settle, bear the cost, foot the bill
diligent
adj; hardworking, industrious, not lazy
s: assiduous, sedulous
doleful
adj; sad; dreary
s: sorrowful, mournful, melancholy, dolorous
ghastly
adj; frightful, horrible; deathly pale
s: sorrowful, mournful, melancholy, dolorous
hamper
v; to hold back
s: hinder, obstruct, impede, inhibit
hew
v; to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold up
impoverished
adj; poor, in a state of poverty; depleted
s: poverty-stricken, destitute, indigent
incessant
adj; never stopping, going on all the time
s: ceaseless, constant, uninterrupted
intricate
adj; complicated; difficult to understand
s: complex, convoluted
lucid
adj; easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
s: limpid, intelligible
posthumous
adj; occuring or published after death
s: postmortem
prim
adj; overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; prudish
s: fussy, fastidious, squeamish
sardonic
adj; grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
s: caustic, mordant, acerbic, wry
superfluous
adj; exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
s: surplus, superogatory
taunt
v; to jeer at, mock; n; an insulting or mockign remark
s: ridicule, deride
tenacious
adj; holding fast; holding together firmly; persistent
s: obstinate, stubborn, dogged
supplant
v; to take the place of, supersede
s: replace, displace, oust