GRE Word List


of, relating to, or causing putrefaction

The meaning of the word septic is of, relating to, or causing putrefaction.

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tediumthe quality or state of being tedious : tediousness
acclivityan ascending slope (as of a hill)
breedto produce (offspring) by hatching or gestation
casualtya military person lost through death, wounds, injury, sickness, internment, or capture or through being missing in action
surveillanceclose watch kept over someone or something (as by a detective)
inductto put in formal possession (as of a benefice or office) : install
contrivedhaving an unnatural or false appearance or quality : artificial
dominantcommanding, controlling, or prevailing over all others
defeatistan attitude of accepting, expecting, or being resigned to defeat