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Word: militate

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


More Vocab Words

::: laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
::: imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
::: uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
::: impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
::: concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
::: complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief