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high-minded
having very high moral standards or principles SYN high-principled
pursuit
when someone tries to get, achieve, or find something in a determined way
unimpeachable
Blameless; exemplary
pharmaceutical industry
The ___ discovers, develops, produces, and markets drugs or pharmaceutical drugs for use as medications to be administered (or self-administered) to patients, with the aim to cure them, vaccinate them, or alleviate the symptoms
arguably
used when giving your opinion to say that there are good reasons why something might be true
commandeer
to take possession or control of private property, esp. by force
agenda
program, schedule
object
to feel or say that you oppose or disapprove of something
appropriate
steal, purloin
obfuscate
(formal) to deliberately make something unclear or difficult to understand SYN confuse
cavil
(formal) to make unnecessary complaints about someone or something
cronyism
the practice of unfairly giving the best jobs to your friends when you are in a position of power – used to show disapproval
far from
not at all
decry
(formal) to state publicly that you do not approve of something SYN condemn
enamored
liking something very much
judicious
(formal) done in a sensible and careful way SYN wise
long-standing
having continued or existed for a long time
anachronism
someone or something that seems to belong to the past, not the present
abomination
something that you dislike and disapprove of
conundrum
a confusing and difficult problem