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atone
to make up for
_________ for their mistakes
bondage
slavery
release a slave from ____________
credible
believable
a ___________ excuse for being late
defray
to pay for
____________ the shipping charges
diligent
harworking, industrious, not lazy
a ___________ worker
doleful
sad, dreary
the losers' _______________ faces
ghastly
frightful, horrible
shocked by her ____________ appearance
hamper
to hold back
__________ our efforts
hew
to shape or cut down with an ax
_____ down the mighty tree
impoverished
poor, in a state of poverty
____________ by the war
incessant
never stopping
the ____________ crying of the sick baby
intricate
complicated, diffult to understand
unable to follow his _____________ directions
lucid
easy to understand
a _________ explanation
posthumous
occurring or published after death
Emily Dickinson's _______________ fame
prim
overly neat, precise, proper, or formal
in a _________ bonnet and gloves
sardonic
grimly or scornfully mocking
the satirist's _______________ laughter
superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient or required
just so much _________________ verbiage
supplant
to take the place of
quickly ______________ by a rival
taunt
to jeer at, mock
_____________ by the bully
tenacious
holding fast; holding together firmly
the bulldog's ______________ grasp