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Verb: vitiate  'vi-shee,eyt
  1. Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    "Socrates was accused of vitiating young men";
    - corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise [Brit], debauch, debase, profane, deprave, misdirect
  2. Make imperfect
    - mar, impair, spoil, deflower, pollute
  3. Take away the legal force of or render ineffective
    "vitiate a contract";
    - invalidate, void

Derived forms: vitiated, vitiates, vitiating

Type of: alter, change, damage, modify

Encyclopedia: Vitiate