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degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition