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vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
viand - food; CF. live
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding