GRE Word List

ADVOCATE

one who defends or maintains a cause or proposal

The meaning of the word advocate is one who defends or maintains a cause or proposal.

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WordMeaning
oscillateto swing backward and forward like a pendulum
transmuteto change or alter in form, appearance, or nature and especially to a higher form
distinctionthe act of perceiving someone or something as being not the same and often treating as separate or different : the distinguishing of a difference
facadethe front of a building
resignrelegate
acridsharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor : irritating
gourmandone who is excessively fond of eating and drinking
affidavita sworn statement in writing made especially under oath or on affirmation (see affirmation
wispya small handful (as of hay or straw)
parishthe ecclesiastical unit of area committed to one pastor