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invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
refraction - bending of a ray of light
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
dearth - scarcity
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.