"vegetate" in the verb sense
lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
establish vegetation on
"They vegetated the hills behind their house"
"The fields vegetate vigorously"
grow like a plant
"This fungus usually vegetates vigorously"
grow or spread abnormally
"warts and polyps can vegetate if not removed"
"The bacterial growth vegetated along"
7. vege out, vegetate
engage in passive relaxation
"After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television"
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