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vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
adage - wise saying; proverb
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state