Definitions

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  • v. Archaic form of vitiate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. See vitiate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete spelling of vitiate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Constitution, he explained, had to be adopted “in toto, and for ever,” as it had been by the other states, and “any condition whatsoever must viciate the ratification.”

    Ratification

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  • from webster's: "this verb is usually written vitiate; but as vice, from L. vitius, is established, it would be well to write the verb viciate, as we write appreciate and depreciate, from L. pretium."

    July 26, 2008

  • to vitiate

    July 16, 2007