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


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Question 1
embellish
A
adj. ordinary; unimaginative
B
v. adorn
C
adj. not able to be corrected or repaired
D
v. vibrate pendulumlike; waver
Question 2
embezzlement
A
adj. rude; insensitive
B
adj. unsupportable
C
n. stealing
D
adj. somewhat saline
Question 3
embroil
A
v. throw into confusion
B
adj. wild
C
adj. varied; greatly diversified
D
adj. based on experience
Question 4
embryonic
A
v. denounce; utter censure or invective
B
n. scholar who overemphasizes book learning or technicalities
C
v. sink
D
adj. undeveloped; rudimentary
Question 5
emendation
A
adj. damp
B
n. correction of errors; improvement
C
adj. facilitating evacuation of the bowels
D
n. legal claim on a property
Question 6
emetic
A
adj. relating to space
B
adj. unfortunate
C
adj. showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
D
n. substance causing vomiting
Question 7
eminent
A
v. fasten together; unite
B
adj. high; lofty
C
adj. logically convincing; sound
D
n. weakness; slight fault
Question 8
emissary
A
n. sleep producer; deadener of pain
B
adj. chief
C
n. person who has a compulsive desire to steal
D
n. agent; messenger
Question 9
emollient
A
n. soothing or softening remedy
B
adj. vibrant and lively; critical
C
adj. shining; issuing light
D
adj. straightforward; direct
Question 10
emolument
A
adj. uninterrupted
B
adj. terse; concise
C
n. difference; condition of inequality
D
n. salary; compensation
Question 11
empirical
A
v. throw into confusion
B
n. projecting molding on building (usually above columns)
C
adj. based on experience
D
adj. damp
Question 12
emulate
A
adj. decisive; ending all debate
B
v. stoop short as if faced with an obstacle and refuse to continue
C
n. bitter scolding; invective
D
v. rival; imitate
Question 13
enamored
A
n. young woman making formal entrance into society
B
adj. in love
C
adj. meager; insufficient
D
v. entertain
Question 14
enclave
A
n. territory enclosed within an alien land
B
adj. reserved; uncommunicative
C
adj. selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources
D
adj. presumptuous; arrogant
Question 15
encomiastic
A
adj. praising; eulogistic
B
v. cater to the low desires of others
C
v. head off; forestall by acting first
D
n. tyranny
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