GRE Word List

APOLOGIST

one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia

The meaning of the word apologist is one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia.

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WordMeaning
invulnerableincapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
expoundexplain
rebuffreject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
catalystagent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
laconicbrief and to the point; using few words; terse
rancorlong-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
perseverecontinue steadily in spite of difficulties
retrogradego backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
quintessencepurest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
auxiliaryoffering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant