GRE Word List


to have weight or effect

The meaning of the word militate is to have weight or effect.

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resurrectto raise from the dead
dispatchto send off or away with promptness or speed
effectualproducing or able to produce a desired effect
beseechto beg for urgently or anxiously
fitfulcharacterized by fits or paroxysms
harbingersomething that foreshadows a future event : something that gives an anticipatory sign of what is to come
cabalthe contrived schemes of a group of persons secretly united in a plot (as to overturn a government)
blowhardan arrogantly and pompously boastful or opinionated person : braggart
reserveto hold in reserve : keep back
blunthaving an edge or point that is not sharp