GRE Word List

COMA

deep prolonged unconsciousness caused by disease, poison, or a severe blow

The meaning of the word coma is deep prolonged unconsciousness caused by disease, poison, or a severe blow.

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protocoldiplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
seedyrun-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
menialsuitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
fomentstir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
swelllong wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
septicof or causing sepsis; putrid; producing putrefaction; N. sepsis: poisoning of part of the body (producing pus)
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addendumaddition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
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