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sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
suitor - man who is courting a woman
shrewd - clever; astute
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor