GRE Word List

WARRANT

justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee

The meaning of the word warrant is justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee.

Random words

WordMeaning
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fiendevil spirit; devil
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supposititiousassumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
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