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Never mind the huge buildup of clandestine operatives and secret warriors since 9/11.

Which is, Democratic operatives say, part of the reason to join up again.

Every car passenger and pedestrian is checked, one by one, until the operatives find their target.

The group was founded in 2008 by operatives who would later have ties to the dark money powerhouse Crossroads GPS.

Republican political operatives say the gains the GOP is set to make are due to a convergence of causes.

Highland gentlemen of every degree are mostly fond of Gillespie; while operatives from the Lowlands generally prefer plain Scotch.

The tobacco factories in the country are stated to give employment to one million operatives.

The difficulties and disturbances occasioned by the disbanding of the operatives in the national workshops at Paris began.

The machines for drilling and boring are the best that money can buy, and the operatives the most skilful to be found anywhere.

The pamphlets have been distributed with devilish ingenuity amongst all national operatives, the army and the navy.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to operatives, such as: cadre, crew, faculty, force, organization, and personnel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.