from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make empty; to render of no effect; to humble.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make empty; weaken; make of little value, force, or repute.


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  • Version had been composed in such Latin-English as this, had abounded in words like ‘odible’, ‘suasible’, ‘exinanite’, ‘contristate’,

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