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Definition:

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

Synonyms:

Cancel, abolish, invalidate, nullify
Annul
Definition:

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

Synonyms:

None Listed
Blase
Definition:

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

Synonyms:

Strengthen, reinforce, buttress, validate
Bolster
Definition:

To feel or express regret or disapproval

Synonyms:

Lament, bemoan, bewail
Deplore
Definition:

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

Synonyms:

Silly, foolish, inane, petty, trifling
Frivolous
Definition:

To bring together for service or battle; to gather or summon; to amount to comprise, include; a list of men for military service; a gathering, accumulation.

Synonyms:

Mobilize, marshal; roster, inventory
Muster
Definition:

A person or thing of no importance

Synonyms:

Nobody
Nonentity
Definition:

To trouble, haunt, or fill the mind

Synonyms:

Preoccupy
Obsess
Definition:

Elaborately decorated; showily splendid

Synonyms:

Fancy, elaborate, flashy, flamboyant
Ornate
Definition:

To remove, drive out of a position or place

Synonyms:

Expel, eject
Oust
Definition:

To read thoroughly and carefully

Synonyms:

Study, pore over, scrutinize
Peruse
Definition:

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

Synonyms:

Leaky, permeable
Porous
Definition:

A high point of land extending into water

Synonyms:

Cliff, headland
Promontory
Definition:

Lying face down; inclined, likely

Synonyms:

Prostrate, liable, apt
Prone
Definition:

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

Synonyms:

Regret, second thought, scruple
Qualm
Definition:

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

Synonyms:

Redress, remedy, resort
Recourse
Definition:

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

Synonyms:

Remnant, remains, leavings
Residue
Definition:

Showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something

Synonyms:

Concerned
Solicitous
Definition:

Serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct

Synonyms:

Sedate, sober, prim
Staid
Definition:

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

Synonyms:

Foster, maintain
Sustain