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Word: militate

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


More Vocab Words

::: aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
::: propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
::: carefree - free from worries; having no problems
::: eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: concatenate - link as in a chain
::: desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
::: dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
::: imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
::: inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition