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Word: militate

Definition: work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier


More Vocab Words

::: germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
::: condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
::: fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
::: apparition - ghost; phantom
::: adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
::: canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.