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annul - make void
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms