GRE Word List

MILITATE

work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier

The meaning of the word militate is work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier.

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imperturbableunshakably calm; placid
pathostender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings; Ex. pathos that runs through the novel
fakenot genuine; N: one that is not genuine; impostor; sham; V: counterfeit; Ex. fake the results of the experiment/the signature
predecessorformer occupant of a post
ramifybranch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
exploitmake use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
tokenoutward sign; Ex. a token of our gratitude
advocatespeak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
judiciaryjudicial branch of government
ingratiatebecome popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss