To reduce to nothing
The court annulled his ability to speak to his wife.
Bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
The blase man came home from Australia without expressing any fun about the trip.
The student did the extra credit to bolster her score.
To feel or express regret or disapproval
The dad deplored the idea his daughter had to extend her curfew.
of little importance
His frivolous idea was quickly thrown away.
to bring together for service or battle
The government mustered all the men for battle.
a noun of no importance
The book was a nonentity, no one had read it except for the author.
to trouble, or haunt
The crazy man was obsessed with his ex-wife.
There were ornate Christmas trees everywhere.
The trouble-maker was ousted out of school.
To read thoroughly and carefully
He perused the magazines silently.
Full of tiny holes
Porous houses could mean water could leak through.
A high point of land that extends into water
The promontory was beautiful in front of the sunset.
lying face down, likely
The man was prone to fall of the building.
A remainder of something
The residue of the water left a mark on the table.
Showing concern or care
The solicitous man had a hard time watching his son go to college.
Serious and dignified
Most people look staid when their asleep.
To support or nourish
He sustained the plants by adding water.
A person or thing turned to for help and advice, the act of seeking help or protection
His only recourse was his father.
The woman shot her husband without qualm.