GRE Word List

LANGUISH

lose animation or strength

The meaning of the word languish is lose animation or strength.

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WordMeaning
reconnaissancesurvey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
expatriateexile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
hemsurround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N.
eulogyexpression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death; V. eulogize
compliantreadily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
anemiacondition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; ADJ. anemic
demographicrelated to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
somnambulistsleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
apeimitate or mimic (a person's behavior or manner)
malingererone who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work