vitiate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vitiate
Sounds like ""mitigate" which means nearly the same.
The "fish he ate" was spoiled and made him sick.
Vitiate is similar to contaminate and they both mean - to spoil, to pollute.
viti+ate = ate away the wits of a person to render him "imperfect"
vitiate...viti(girl name) ate the cake...and spoiled my party ..so simple
Vitiate: "Wheat" + "Ate" - Noble people do eat wheat because it is eaten by common people hence will make them impure.
vitiate is vish + ate, If someone eat food adulterated by vish(poison) effectiveness of food will be reduced
Vitiate : We ate public money, means to corrupt
vitiate= victimate= corrupted
: vish+ate--- if you ATE VISH, you are SPOILING yourself and IMPAIRING THE QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY of yourself