Unit 6 Vocab

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  1. Atone
    • to make up for
    • synonyms: expiate, make amends for
  2. Bondage
    • slavery; and state of being bound or held down
    • synonyms: servitude, captivity, subjection, dependence
  3. Credible
    • believable
    • synnonyms: plausible, acceptable, likely
  4. Defray
    • to pay for
    • synonyms: settle, bear the cost, foot the bill
  5. Diligent
    • hardworking, inustrious, not lazy
    • synonyms: assiduous, sedulous
  6. Doleful
    • sad; dreary
    • synonyms: sorrowful, mournful, melanchholy, dolorous
  7. Ghastly
    • frightful, horrible; deathly pale
    • synonyms: dreadful, appaling, greusome, grisly
  8. Hamper
    • to hold back
    • synonyms: hinder, obstruct, impede inhibit
  9. Hew
    • to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to
    • synonyms: chop, hack, fell, adhere, conform
  10. Impoverished
    • poor, in a state of poverty; depleated
    • synonyms: poverty-stricken, destitute, indigent
  11. Incessant
    • never stopping, going on all the time
    • synonyms: ceaseless, constant, uninterrupted
  12. Intricate
    • conplicated; difficult to understand
    • synonyms: complex, convoluted
  13. Lucid
    • easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
    • synonyms: limpid, intelligible
  14. Posthumous
    • occurring or published after death
    • synonyms: postmortem
  15. Prim
    • overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; prudish
    • synonyms: fussy, fastidious, squeamish
  16. Sardonic
    • grimly or scournfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
    • synonyms: caustic, mordant, acerbic, wry
  17. Superfluous
    • exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
    • synonyms: surplus, supererogatory
  18. Supplant
    • to take the place of, supersede
    • Synonyms: replace, displace, oust
  19. Taunt
    • (v.) to heer at, mock; (n.) an insulting or mocking remark
    • synonyms: ridicule, deride
  20. Tenacious
    • holding fast; holding together firmle; persistent
    • synonyms: obstinate, stubborn, dogged

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