GRE Word List


not using due diligence, care, or dispatch : negligent

The meaning of the word slack is not using due diligence, care, or dispatch : negligent.

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monarchyundivided rule or absolute sovereignty by a single person
intoxicateto excite or stupefy by alcohol or a drug especially to the point where physical and mental control is markedly diminished
coevalof the same or equal age, antiquity, or duration
expenditurethe act or process of expending
mediateoccupying a middle position
etymologythe history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence in the language where it is found, by tracing its transmission from one language to another, by analyzing it into its component parts, by identifying its cognates in other languages, or by tracing it and its cognates to a common ancestral form in an ancestral language
oustto remove from or dispossess of property or position by legal action, by force, or by the compulsion of necessity
lumberto move ponderously
elicitto call forth or draw out (something, such as information or a response)
interregnumthe time during which a throne is vacant between two successive reigns or regimes