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vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
acetic - vinegary
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard