GRE Word List


silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity

The meaning of the word inane is silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity.

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insubstantiallacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
incubatehatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
ulteriorintentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
erudite(of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
bereaveddeprived of (someone beloved through death)
contentiousquarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
torporlethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
glossbrief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
lacerationtorn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
infinitesimalvery small