GRE Word List


having little substance or strength : flimsy

The meaning of the word tenuous is having little substance or strength : flimsy.

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addenduma thing added : addition
dribbleto issue sporadically and in small bits
biliousof or relating to a yellow or greenish fluid that is secreted by the liver and that aids especially in the emulsification and absorption of fats : of or relating to bile (see bile
convivialrelating to, occupied with, or fond of feasting, drinking, and good company
subsidya grant or gift of money: such as
painstakingtaking pains : expending, showing, or involving diligent care and effort
perspicuousplain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation
tracta system of body parts or organs that act together to perform some function
maternalof, relating to, belonging to, or characteristic of a mother : motherly
fortuitousoccurring by chance