GRE Word List


lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial

The meaning of the word insubstantial is lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial.

Random words

typhoontropical hurricane or cyclone
predeterminedetermine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
stintsupply; allotted amount of work; assigned portion of work; limitation; Ex. two-year stint in the army; Ex. without stint
avalanchegreat mass of falling snow and ice
proximitynearness; ADJ. proximate
redressremedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
execrablevery bad; detestable
hallowedblessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
accommodateoblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
impoliticnot wise; not expedient; not politic