I'm afraid I've been vegetating, and the mosses and mildew have grown upon me.
I'd sooner be gossiping with Alphonse and Pierre in the cloisters than vegetating here.
In this, the vegetating bacteria will not be wholly destroyed.
In fact, I was vegetating just then, thinking of nothing in particular.
"Besides, I'm tired of vegetating, and having only one name," he continued.