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


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Question 1
amplify
A
v. dismay; shock
B
v. loathe; hate
C
v. enlarge
D
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place
Question 2
amputate
A
v. increase
B
v. motivate
C
v. cut off part of body; prune
D
v. urge; plead for
Question 3
amulet
A
n. sternness; severity
B
n. wasting away
C
n. charm; talisman
D
n. being in debt
Question 4
anachronism
A
n. abundance; wealth
B
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles
C
n. noble ambition
D
n. something or someone misplaced in time
Question 5
analgesic
A
adj. hard or inflexible
B
adj. rubbing away; tending to grind down
C
adj. causing insensitivity to pain
D
adj. strict or stern
Question 6
analogous
A
adj. friendly
B
adj. slightly sour; sharp
C
adj. comparable
D
adj. relating to the stars
Question 7
analogy
A
n. similarity; parallelism
B
n. staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
C
n. diligent attention; (secondary meaning) apply
D
n. opponent; enemy
Question 8
anarchist
A
n. sharp upslope of a hill
B
n. state of being nameless; anonymousness
C
n. hereditary nobility; privileged class
D
n. person who rebels against the established order
Question 9
anarchy
A
n. absence of governing body; state of disorder
B
n. firm dislike
C
n. washing
D
n. sharpness
Question 10
anathema
A
n. solemn curse; someone or something that is despised
B
n. critical remark
C
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
D
n. additional object; useful but not essential thing
Question 11
anathematize
A
v. curse
B
v. destroy
C
v. move faster
D
v. increase or intensify; raise in power or wealth or rank or honor
Question 12
anchor
A
v. combine; unite in one body
B
v. assault
C
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place
D
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place
Question 13
ancillary
A
adj. courteous
B
adj. denying the existence of God
C
adj. serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary
D
adj. strict or stern
Question 14
anecdote
A
n. short account of an amusing or interesting event
B
n. oval building with tiers of seats
C
n. doctrine of self-denial
D
n. state of being nameless; anonymousness
Question 15
anemia
A
n. something or someone misplaced in time
B
n. yearly allowance
C
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles
D
n. suspended action
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