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to reduce to nothing
to make ineffective or inoperative
to declare legally invalid or void
annul
indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
blasé
to support, give a boost to
a long pillow or cushion
a supporting post
bolster
to feel or express regret or disapproval
deplore
of little importance, not worthy of serious attention
not meant seriously
frivolous
a person or thing of no importance
nonentity
to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind
obsess
elaborately decorated
showily splendid
ornate
to remove, drive out of a position or place
oust
to read thoroughly and carefully
peruse
full of tiny holes
able to be penetrated by air or water
porous
a high point of land extending into water
promontory
lying face down
inclined, likely
prone
a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt
a feeling of faintness or nausea
qualm
a person or thing turned to for help or advice
the act of seeking help or protection
recourse
a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
residue
showing concern or care
fearful or anxious about someone or something
solicitous
serious and dignified
quiet or subdued in character or conduct
staid
to support, nourish, keep up
to suffer, undergo
to bear up under, withstand
to affirm the validity of
sustain
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
muster