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 for Militated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Militate \Mil"i*tate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Militated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Militating.] [L. militare, militatum, to be a
     soldier, fr. miles, militis, soldier.]
     To make war; to fight; to contend; -- usually followed by
     against and with.
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           These are great questions, where great names militate
           against each other.                      --Burke.
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           The invisible powers of heaven seemed to militate on
           the side of the pious emperor.           --Gibbon.
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