Vocab Unit 6 Matching


Find the correct word for each definition.

to make up for
1. slavery; 2. any state of being bound or held down
to pay for
hardworking, industrious, not lazy
sad, dreary
1. frightful, horrible; 2. deathly pale
to hold back
1. to shape or cut down with an ax; 2. to hold to
1. poor, in a state of poverty; 2. depleted
never stopping, going on all the time
complicated, difficult to understand
1. easy to understand, clear; 2. rational, sane
occurring or published after death
1. overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; 2. prudish
grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
to take the place of, supersede
to jeer at, mock
an insulting or mocking remark
1. holding fast; 2. holding together firmly; 3. persistent