Here is the list for us to work with today:
Vitiate – spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of: development programmes have been vitiated by the rise in population. • destroy or impair the legal validity of: the insurance is vitiated because of foolish acts on the part of the tenant.
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It was an annual occurrence and as usual, her mother had to persuade her to attend, especially this year.
She would much prefer to be dressed in her jimjams watching the nightlife from her rooftop apartment instead of tarting herself up to mingle with a load of stuffed shirts and the sycophantic friends of her father at a presentation dinner.
The rub was that once again they would be singing his praises for contributions to the community over the past twelve months, subtly evading how in the recessive climate, he vitiated natural habitats for low-cost housing whilst making a vast profit for himself.
She sighed and rose to thunderous applause to receive the monstrosity commissioned as the current Clay Pigeon trophy. It looked as battered as her psyche.
I noticed Recessive as an extra word so included it in my effort.