viciar

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From Latin vitiāre, present active infinitive of vitiō (I make faulty).

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viciar (first-person singular present indicative vicio, past participle viciado)

  1. to addict (to cause someone to become addicted)
    Seus amigos o viciaram em drogas.
    His friends addicted him to drugs.
    Este jogo me viciou.
    This game got me addicted.
  2. (intransitive) to be addictive
    Cigarro vicia.
    Cigarettes are addictive.
  3. to spoil; to corrupt
    O fedor viciou o quarto.
    The stench spoiled the room.
  4. to adulterate
    Os dados foram viciados.
    The dice have been adultered.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin vitiāre, present active infinitive of vitiō.

Verb[edit]

viciar (first-person singular present vicio, first-person singular preterite vicié, past participle viciado)

  1. to distort

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