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SKILLS9 VOCAB

unit 9

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hamper v. to hold back
hew v. to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold
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. occurring or published after death
prim adj. overly neat, precise, proper, or formal
sardonic adj. grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
superfluous adj. exceeding what is sufficient or required
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, persistant
Created by: maloneyl