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