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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: vitiate(0.01529 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to vitiate.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; “debauch
the young people with wine and women”; “Socrates was
accused of corrupting young men”; “Do school counselors
subvert young children?”; “corrupt the morals” [syn: corrupt,
pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch,
debase, profane, deprave, misdirect]
2: make imperfect; “nothing marred her beauty” [syn: mar, impair,
3: take away the legal force of or render ineffective;
“invalidateas a contract” [syn: invalidate, void]
English → English (gcide)
Vitiate \Vi"ti*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vitiated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Vitiating.] [L. vitiatus, p. p. vitiare to vitiate,
fr. vitium a fault, vice. See Vice a fault.] [Written also
1. To make vicious, faulty, or imperfect; to render
defective; to injure the substance or qualities of; to
impair; to contaminate; to spoil; as, exaggeration
vitiates a style of writing; sewer gas vitiates the air.
A will vitiated and growth out of love with the
truth disposes the understanding to error and
Without care it may be used to vitiate our minds.
This undistinguishing complaisance will vitiate the
taste of readers. --Garth.
2. To cause to fail of effect, either wholly or in part; to
make void; to destroy, as the validity or binding force of
an instrument or transaction; to annul; as, any undue
influence exerted on a jury vitiates their verdict; fraud
vitiates a contract.