GRE Wordlist Vocabulary : Starting Alphabet ‘E’ (Multiple Choice Questions)


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Question 1
exiguous
A
v. draw out by discussion
B
n. story set to music; to be sung by a chorus
C
v. pollute
D
adj. small; minute
Question 2
existential
A
v. express strong disapproval of; disparage
B
adj. made less dense [of a gas]
C
adj. pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
D
n. window projecting from roof
Question 3
exodus
A
n. member of the working class
B
adj. forgivable; trivial
C
n. departure
D
n. inhabitant of
Question 4
exonerate
A
v. acquit; exculpate
B
adj. outmoded
C
adj. not compulsory; left to one's choice
D
v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
Question 5
exorbitant
A
v. place over something else
B
n. stubborn intolerance
C
adj. habitually silent; talking a little
D
adj. excessive
Question 6
exorcise
A
v. drive our evil spirits
B
n. irresistible crushing force
C
v. hang around; linger
D
adj. indifferent; without concern or care
Question 7
exotic
A
adj. insolent
B
v. destroy leaves
C
adj. not native; strange
D
v. become worse; deteriorate
Question 8
expatiate
A
adj. without feeling
B
adj. very small
C
adj. binding; rigid
D
v. talk at length
Question 9
expatriate
A
n. green coating on copper which has been exposed to the weather
B
adj. healthful
C
n. exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land
D
n. invigorating medicine
Question 10
expedient
A
adj. suitable; practical
B
n. small speck
C
v. related linguistically; allied by blood
D
v. charge with crime in office; indict
Question 11
expedite
A
v. nourish; educate
B
adj. hackneyed; commonplace
C
v. hasten
D
n. copy
Question 12
expertise
A
adj. very precise and formal; exceedingly proper
B
adj. stingy; parsimonious
C
adj. shameless; bold
D
n. specialized knowledge; expert skill
Question 13
expiate
A
n. decay
B
adj. flexible; supple
C
v. prevent by taking action in advance
D
v. make amends for (a sin)
Question 14
expletive
A
n. conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
B
n. interjection; profane oath
C
n. defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements
D
adj. neat; skillful
Question 15
explicate
A
v. introduce something into a larger whole; combine
B
v. explain; interpret
C
n. ceremonial staff; clublike medieval weapon
D
adj. illegal
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