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negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
hovel - shack; small wretched house
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
infinitesimal - very small
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis