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negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
consummate - complete; V.
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority