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Flashcards in Chapter 6 Deck (20):
1

Atone

Make up for. Verb.

2

Bondage

Slavery, any state of being bound or held down. Noun.

3

Credible

Believable. Adj.

4

Defray

Pay for. Verb.

5

Diligent

Hardworking, industrious, not lazy. Adj.

6

Doleful

Sad, dreary. Adj.

7

Ghastly

Frightful, horrible, deathly pale. Adj.

8

Hamper

Hold back. Verb.

9

Hew

Shape or cut down with an ax, to hold to. Verb.

10

Impoverished

Poor, in a state of poverty. Adj.

11

Incessant

Never stopping, going on all the time. Adj.

12

Intricate

Complicated. Adj.

13

Lucid

Easy to understand, clear, rational, sane. Adj.

14

Posthumous

Occurring or published after death. Adj.

15

Prim

Overly neat, proper, formal. Adj.

16

Sardonic

Grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic. Adj.

17

Superfluous

Exceeding what is sufficient or required. Adj.

18

Supplant

Take the place of. Verb.

19

Taunt

Jeer, mock. Verb. An insulting or mocking remark. Noun.

20

Tenacious

Holding fast, holding together firmly. Adj.