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vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
jocund - merry
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
lineage - descent; ancestry
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive