GRE Word List


the act or process of petitioning for help or support

The meaning of the word invocation is the act or process of petitioning for help or support.

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syllogisma deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion (as in "every virtue is laudable; kindness is a virtue; therefore kindness is laudable")
squatto cause (oneself) to crouch or sit on the ground
reciprocalinversely related : opposite
stentorianextremely loud
despiseto look down on with disrespect or aversion
implicationsomething implied: such as
obstinatestubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion
errantbehaving wrongly
dissipateto break up and drive off
prelatean ecclesiastic (such as a bishop or abbot) of superior rank