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To reduce to nothing declare legally invalid or void

Annul

1

Indifferent bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures

Blasé

2

To support give a boost a long pillow or cushion

Bolster

3

To feel or express regret or disapproval

Deplore

4

Of little importance not worthy of serious attention

Frivolous

5

To bring together for service in battle a list of military personnel a gathering

Muster

6

A person or thing of no importance

Nonentity

7

To trouble haunt or fill the mind

Obsess

8

Elaborately decorated showily splendid

Ornate

9

To remove drive out if position or place

Oust

10

To read thoroughly and carefully

Peruse

11

Full of tiny holes

Porous

12

A high point of land extending into water

Promontory

13

Lying face down

Prone

14

A pang of conscience uneasiness misgiving or doubt nausea

Qualm

15

A person or thing turned to for help or advice seeking help or protection

Recourse

16

A remainder that which remains when a part has been use or removed

Residue

17

Showing concern or care fearful

Solicitous

18

Serious and dignified quiet

Staid

19

To support nourish keep up with to suffer

Sustain