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vitiate (vish´ēāt),

v to weaken; to make void or voidable.
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Congress which is not prepared to face the elections is trying to vitiate the election atmosphere by these means," Naqvi added.
Those who are planning to vitiate the atmosphere through rallies must know that we will not let them do so in UP.
The negative statements from Afghan leadership and officials tend to vitiate the atmosphere and constrain development of close and cooperative ties between the two countries.
Because the reasoning of Sixth Circuit could vitiate enterprise zone legislation and other state incentive regimes across the Nation, TEI filed a brief as amicus curiae on September 23, 2004, urging the full court of appeals to reconsider the decision.
These omissions do not vitiate the work entirely, but to mention one case where things might have been given a bit more akribeia, the canonical version of the founding of the Platonic academy is accepted without question here (10-11), even though Hankins has recently shown that that version is far from certain.
Moreover, the grandchildren's failure to exercise their withdrawal rights did not vitiate the fact that they had the legal right to do so.
He expressed concern over the statement of defence Minister Khawaja Asif and urged both sides to avoid such statements which may vitiate conducive atmosphere for talks.
BJP President Rajnath Singh accused m dmi Party of attempting to vitiate the environment ahead of Lok Sabha polls.
On audit by the tax authorities, a review by such committee may help establish the reasonableness of the company's actions and thereby vitiate any penalties.
The Committee also asked both the Government and Taliban not to make any statement that could vitiate atmosphere for the dialogue.
Although the government has claimed that the IAS officer was suspended because her order to demolish an under- construction masjid wall in village Kadalpura could vitiate the atmosphere, highly- placed sources in government have told M AIL T ODAY that there is nothing in black and white that proves the Nagpal did so.
The Secretary said that the Election Commission is ready to hold elections, and no government would like to vitiate the law and order situation.