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militant
used in Light in August

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Definition
using extreme or violent methods used to achieve a political goal; or someone who uses such methods
  • There is nothing militant in it, nothing of outraged morality.
    Chapter 4 (14% in)
  • Perhaps, if he were thinking at all, he believed that he had been guided and were now being propelled by some militant Michael Himself as he entered the room.
    Chapter 9 (14% in)
  • Yet it still seemed to be filled with the presence of the blonde woman, its very cramped harsh walls bulged outward with that militant and diamondsurfaced respectability.
    Chapter 10 (22% in)

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