GRE Word List


to lead a passive existence without exertion of body or mind

The meaning of the word vegetate is to lead a passive existence without exertion of body or mind.

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hema border of a cloth article doubled back and stitched down
negligibleso small or unimportant or of so little consequence as to warrant little or no attention : trifling
grossglaringly noticeable usually because of inexcusable badness or objectionableness
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
promulgateto make (an idea, belief, etc.) known to many people by open declaration : proclaim
buffeta blow especially with the hand
militantengaged in warfare or combat : fighting
vulgarlacking in cultivation, perception, or taste : coarse
retrieveto locate and bring in (killed or wounded game)