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annul

to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative; to declare legally invalid or void

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blase´

indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures; apathetic

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bolster

- to support, give boost to
- a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post

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deplore

to feel or express regret or disapproval

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frivolous

of little importance, not worthy of serious attention; not meant seriously

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muster

- to bring together for service or battle; to gather or summon; to amount o, comprise, include
- a list of military personnel; a gathering, accumulation

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nonentity

a person or thing of no importance

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obsess

to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind

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ornate

elaborately decorated; showily splendid

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oust

to remove, drive out of position or place

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peruse

to read thoroughly and carefully

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porous

full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water

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promontory

a high point of land extending into water

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prone

- lying face down
- inclined, likely

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qualm

- a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving or doubt
- a feeling of faintness or nausea

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recourse

a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection

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residue

a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed

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solicitous

- showing concern or care
- fearful or anxious about someone or something

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staid

serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct

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sustain

- to support, nourish, keep up
- to suffer, undergo
- to bear up under, withstand
- to affirm the validity of

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syn: prostrate, liable

prone

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syn: regret, second thought, scruple

qualm

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syn: redress, remedy

recourse

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syn: remnant, remains, leavings

residue

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syn: concerned

solicitous

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syn: sedate, sober, prim

staid

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syn: foster, uphold

sustain

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ant: standing upright, unlikely

prone

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ant: unconcerned, indifferent, apathetic

solicitous

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ant: gaudy, jaunty, unconventional

staid