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Word: insubstantial

Definition: lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial

More Vocab Words

::: abhor - detest; hate
::: trident - three-pronged spear
::: collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
::: languish - lose animation or strength
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
::: forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware