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To make ineffective or inoperative

Annul

2

To declare legally invalid or void

Annul

3

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

Bláse

4

Apathetic

Blasé

5

To support, give a boost to

Bolster

6

A long pillow or cushion

Bolster

7

A supporting post

Bolster

8

To feel or express regret or disapproval

Deplore

9

Of little importance, not worthy of serious attention

Frivolous

10

Not meant seriously

Frivolous

11

to bring together for service or battle

Muster

12

to gather or summon

Muster

13

to amount to, comprise, include

Muster

14

a list of men for military service

Muster

15

a gathering, accumulation

Muster

16

A person or thing of no importance

Nonentity

17

to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind preoccupy

Obsess

18

Elaborately decorated, showily splendid

Ornate

19

to remove, drive out of a position or place

Oust

20

To read thoroughly and carefully

Peruse

21

Full of tiny holes

Porous

22

Able to be penetrated by air or water

Porous

23

a high point of land extending into water

Promontory

24

Lying face down

Prone

25

Inclined, likely

Prone

26

a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt

Qualm

27

a feeling of faintness or nausea

Qualm

28

A person or thing turned to for help or advice

Recourse

29

The act of seeking help or protection

Recourse

30

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

Residue

31

Showing concern or care

Solicitous

32

Fearful or anxious about someone or something

Solicitous

33

Serious and dignified

Staid

34

Quiet or sustained in character or conduct

Staid

35

To support, nourish, keep up

Sustain

36

To suffer, undergo; to bear up under, withstand

Sustain

37

To affirm the validity of

Sustain

38

To reduce to nothing

Annul

39

S for annul

Cancel, abolish, nullify, invalidate

40

S for bolster

Strengthen, reinforce, buttress, validate

41

S for deplore

Lament, bemoan, bewail

42

S for frivolous

Silly, foolish, petty, inane, trifling

43

S for muster

Mobilize, marshal, roster, inventory

44

S for nonentity

Nobody

45

S for obsess

Preoccupy

46

S for ornate

Fancy, flashy, flamboyant, elaborate

47

S for oust

Expel, eject

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S for peruse

Study, pore over, scrutinize

49

S for porous

Leaky, permeable

50

S for promontory

Cliff, headland

51

S for prone

Liable, prostrate, apt

52

S for qualm

Regret, second thought, scruple

53

S for recourse

Redress, remedy, resort

54

S for residue

Remnant, remains, leavings

55

S for solicitous

Concerned

56

S for staid

Sedate, sober, prim

57

S for sustain

Foster, maintain

58

A for annul

Validate, authorize, ratify

59

A For blasé

Enthusiastic, passionate, fervent

60

A for bolster

Undermine, Weaken impair

61

a for deplore

approve, commend, extol

62

a for frivolous

serious, important, significant

63

a for muster

disband, dismiss, disperse

64

a for nonentity

celebrity, superstar

65

a for ornate

simple, plain, stark, austere

66

a for oust

admit, welcome

67

a for prone

standing upright, unlikely

68

a for solicitous

unconcerned, indifferent, apathetic

69

a for staid

gaudy, jaunty, unconventional