–verb (used with object)
1. to impair the quality of; make faulty; spoil.
2. to impair or weaken the effectiveness of.
3. to debase; corrupt; pervert.
4. to make legally defective or invalid; invalidate
More often than not
Would vitiate statements
Of good manners
Proffered in court.
poetry 2017 / 087
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