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negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
hummock - small hill; hillock
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
overthrow - topple; N.
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.