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negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation