GRE Word List


support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something

The meaning of the word advocacy is support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something.

Random words

reekemit (an unpleasant odor or smoke); give off an unpleasant odor; give out smoke; Ex. reeking chimney; N: unpleasant odor; stench
duressforcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
loquacioustalkative; N. loquacity
fundamentalbasic; primary; essential
incongruitylack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
arcaneesoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
edificebuilding (of imposing size)
demoniacfiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
destituteextremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience