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vitiate
used in Moby Dick

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to weaken or render something ineffective
  • There was excellent blood in his veins—royal stuff; though sadly vitiated, I fear, by the cannibal propensity he nourished in his untutored youth.
    Chapters 10-12 -- A Bosom Friend; Nightgown; Biographical (76% in)

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