GRE Word List
The meaning of the word germinate is to cause to sprout or develop.
|to ruin or diminish the perfection or wholeness of : spoil
|the state or relation of being closely associated or affiliated with a particular person, group, party, company, etc.
|to reproach or challenge in a mocking or insulting manner : jeer at
|to dispute or oppose by reasoning
|to present an obstacle to : stand in the way of
|a headed pin or bolt of metal used for uniting two or more pieces by passing the shank through a hole in each piece and then beating or pressing down the plain end so as to make a second head
|to bow in respect
|a representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound
|incapable of being intimidated or subdued : fearless