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::: stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy