GRE Word List


speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for

The meaning of the word advocate is speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for.

Random words

interregnumperiod between two successive reigns or governments
unprecedentedhaving no previous example; novel; unparalleled
imperviousimpenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
disparatebasically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
buffetstrike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
obsessiverelated to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
impartialnot biased; fair; N. impartiality
hideousrepulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream