GRE Word List

FRIVOLOUS

lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial

The meaning of the word frivolous is lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial.

Random words

WordMeaning
humilityhumbleness of spirit
venial(of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
jugpitcher; container for holding liquids
carrionrotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
sparegive; use; refrain from harming; save from experiencing; exempt; Ex. spare me 5 minutes; Ex. Take this money and spare my life; Ex. The emperor was spared the onus; ADJ: kept in reserve; free for other use; unoccupied; Ex. spare time
forthrightstraightforward; direct; frank
voodooreligion practiced chiefly in Haiti
arcadea covered passageway usually lined with shops
alluderefer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
sartorialpertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor