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


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Question 1
explicit
A
v. contradict; oppose: infringe on or transgress
B
v. scatter
C
n. shade of difference in meaning or color
D
adj. totally clear; definite
Question 2
expository
A
adj. harmful
B
n. substance formed by decaying vegetable matter
C
adj. explanatory; serving to explain
D
v. pass into or through; penetrate (an organization) sneakily
Question 3
expostulation
A
adj. unrestrained; excessive
B
n. protest; remonstrance
C
adj. whimsical; visionary
D
n. explosion
Question 4
expunge
A
adj. cowlike; placid and dull
B
v. cancel; remove
C
adj. near at hand; impending
D
v. dedicate; sanctify
Question 5
expurgate
A
v. discharge; give forth
B
v. clean; remove offensive parts of a book
C
adj. delaying
D
adj. mild; fragrant
Question 6
extant
A
v. put down; quiet
B
n. speed; rapidity
C
adj. still in existence
D
v. burn without flame; be liable to break out at any moment
Question 7
extemporaneous
A
adj. not planned; impromptu
B
v. dethrone; remove form office
C
v. beat; thrash verbally or physically
D
adj. intensely cold
Question 8
extenuate
A
adj. abundantly fruitful
B
adj. unwholesome; not healthful
C
adj. unconscious; unresponsive
D
v. weaken; mitigate
Question 9
extirpate
A
n. belief that events are determined by forces beyond one's control
B
v. stretch out full on ground
C
v. root up
D
adj. deadly
Question 10
extol
A
n. clear beef soup
B
adj. emotionally removed; calm and objective
C
v. praise; glorify
D
v. run at the nose; snuffle
Question 11
extradition
A
adj. unbecoming; indecent
B
adj. selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources
C
n. surrender of prisoner by one state to another
D
adj. reclining; lying down completely or in part
Question 12
extraneous
A
v. bend the knee as in worship
B
adj. insane
C
adj. not essential; external
D
v. deny
Question 13
extrapolation
A
adj. unruly; rebellious
B
adj. widespread; generally accepted
C
n. extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress
D
n. projection; conjecture
Question 14
extricate
A
v. free; disentangle
B
n. coloring matter
C
v. make amends for (a sin)
D
adj. having the odor of stale fat
Question 15
extrinsic
A
adj. harsh and shrill
B
n. sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction
C
adj. external; not inherent
D
v. pacify; conciliate
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