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


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Question 1
anesthetic
A
n. substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness
B
n. an assumed name
C
n. kinship
D
n. letdown in thought or emotion
Question 2
anguish
A
n. seeker after position or status
B
n. acute pain; extreme suffering
C
n. eye defect that prevents proper focus
D
n. suspended action
Question 3
angular
A
adj. coarsely insulting; physically harmful
B
adj. crookedly; slanted
C
adj. sky blue
D
adj. sharp-cornered; stiff in manner
Question 4
animadversion
A
n. critical remark
B
n. substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness
C
n. tip; summit
D
n. solemn curse; someone or something that is despised
Question 5
animated
A
adj. in a state of rage
B
adj. lively
C
adj. pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
D
adj. highly excited; intensely curious
Question 6
animosity
A
n. self-evident truth requiring no proof
B
n. the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes
C
n. favoring success
D
n. active enmity
Question 7
animus
A
n. hostile feeling or intent
B
n. cheerful promptness
C
n. payments make to an ex-spouse after divorce
D
n. cheerful promptness
Question 8
annals
A
n. records; history
B
n. nook; recess
C
n. poise; composure
D
n. favoring success
Question 9
anneal
A
v. decorate
B
v. reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling
C
v. charge in court; indict
D
v. act as judge
Question 10
annihilate
A
v. state without proof
B
v. destroy
C
v. make impure by mixing with baser substances
D
v. entice; attract
Question 11
annotate
A
v. comment; make explanatory notes
B
v. pardon (an offense)
C
v. embarrass
D
v. loathe; hate
Question 12
annuity
A
n. yearly allowance
B
n. state of being nameless; anonymousness
C
n. sharpness (of temper)
D
n. a covered passageway or usually lined with shops
Question 13
annul
A
v. renounce upon oath
B
v. make void
C
v. attach
D
v. decorate
Question 14
anodyne
A
n. shield; defense
B
n. story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
C
n. drug that relieves pain; opiate
D
n. substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness
Question 15
anoint
A
v. pacify; soothe
B
v. consecrate
C
v. ease; lessen(pain)
D
v. insult; offend
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