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Synonyms of militate in English:


  • anger may militate against sexual satisfaction
    tend to prevent, work against, resist, hinder, discourage, oppose, counter, cancel out, foil, prejudice, operate/work/go/tell against, be detrimental to, be disadvantageous to
    [Antonyms] reinforce
  • militate or mitigate? See mitigate

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