|tr. v. vitiate|
 to make faulty or defective; to impair the value or quality of; spoil.
 to debase in moral or aesthetic status.
 to pervert or morally corrupt.
 to invalidate or render ineffective.
|Etymology: Latin vitiatus, past participle of vitiare, from vitium fault, vice|
|Keywords: vandalise, deflower, ruin|