GRE Word List


marked by inactivity or repose : tranquilly at rest

The meaning of the word quiescent is marked by inactivity or repose : tranquilly at rest.

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missivea written communication : letter
tarantulaany of various large, typically ground-dwelling, hairy, mygalomorph spiders (family Theraphosidae) of warm regions that possess venomous fangs used to subdue and kill prey (such as insects, centipedes, frogs, and mice) caught by ambush or chase and that construct silk-lined burrows but do not build webs to trap food
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