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Word: militate

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


More Vocab Words

::: banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
::: heedless - not noticing; disregarding
::: paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
::: denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
::: levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
::: carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
::: addiction - compulsive habitual need
::: emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.