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To have a bad effect, or to reduce a good effect

cost

verb

to cause someone to lose something good or valuable

damage

verb

to have a negative effect on someone or something

spoil

verb

to affect something in a way that makes it worse, less attractive, or less enjoyable

offset

verb

to balance the effect of something, with the result that there is no advantage or disadvantage

harm

verb

to injure, damage, or have a bad effect on someone or something

cancel out

to stop something from having any effect

loose on

to suddenly let something bad or unpleasant have its full effect on someone or something in an uncontrolled way

neutralize

verb

to stop something from having any effect

overshadow

verb

to be a negative feature or influence that spoils something

taint

verb

to give something an unpleasant quality that spoils it and often makes people not want it, or not want to be involved with it

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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