GRE Word List

FILIBUSTER

an irregular military adventurer

The meaning of the word filibuster is an irregular military adventurer.

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elegya poem in elegiac couplets
oratorioa lengthy choral work usually of a religious nature consisting chiefly of recitatives, arias, and choruses without action or scenery
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ingratiateto gain favor or favorable acceptance for by deliberate effort
awla pointed tool for marking surfaces or piercing small holes (as in leather or wood)
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