GRE Word List


to cause to sprout or develop

The meaning of the word germinate is to cause to sprout or develop.

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marto ruin or diminish the perfection or wholeness of : spoil
affiliationthe state or relation of being closely associated or affiliated with a particular person, group, party, company, etc.
tauntto reproach or challenge in a mocking or insulting manner : jeer at
controvertto dispute or oppose by reasoning
stymieto present an obstacle to : stand in the way of
riveta 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
loutto bow in respect
rebusa representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound
dauntlessincapable of being intimidated or subdued : fearless