GRE Word List

INSUBSTANTIAL

lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial

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

Random words

WordMeaning
analgesiccausing insensitivity to pain; N.
moltperiodically shed or cast off hairs or feathers (for replacement by a new growth)
implementput into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
conceitvanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
demagogueperson who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
shufflemix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
acneskin disease (on the face)
resigngive up (a position, right, or claim); submit (oneself) passively
throesviolent anguish
vortexwhirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged