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Atone

To make up for

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Bondage

Slavery; any state of being bound or held by

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Credible

Believable

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Defray

To pay for

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Diligent

Hardworking; industries not lazy

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Doleful

Sad; deary

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Ghastly

Frightful, horribleness, death pale

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Hamper

To hold back

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Hew

To shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to

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Improvised

Poor; in a state of poverty, depleted

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Incessant

Never stopping, going on all the time

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Intricate

Complicated, difficult to understand

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Lucid

Easy to understand, clear; rational, sane

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Posthumous

Occurring or published after death

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Prim

Overly neat, proper, or formal, prudish

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Sardonic

Grimly, scornfully mocking; bitterly sarcastic

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Superfluous

Exceeding what is sufficient or required; excess

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Supplant

To take place of; supersede

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Taunt

To jeer at; mock an insulting or mocking remark

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Tenacious

Holding fast, holding together firmly; persistent