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Word: opportunist

Definition: individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism


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::: prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
::: lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
::: bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
::: evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
::: asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
::: ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically