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English verb: vitiate

1. vitiate (social) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality


SamplesDebauch the young people with wine and women.
Socrates was accused of corrupting young men.
Do school counselors subvert young children?.
Corrupt the morals.


Synonymscorrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, subvert


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)bastardise, bastardize, carnalise, carnalize, infect, lead astray, lead off, poison, sensualise, sensualize, suborn

2. vitiate (change) make imperfect


SamplesNothing marred her beauty.


Synonymsdeflower, impair, mar, spoil


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)damage


Narrower (hyponym)blemish, cloud, corrupt, deface, defile, disfigure, sully, taint

3. vitiate (change) take away the legal force of or render ineffective


SamplesInvalidate a contract.


Synonymsinvalidate, void


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Antonymsvalidate









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