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


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Question 1
apothecary
A
n. substance that prevents infection
B
n. druggist
C
n. sharpness (of temper)
D
n. sternness; severity
Question 2
apothegm
A
n. pithy maxim
B
n. secondary or minor occupation
C
n. growth; increase
D
n. pithy or compact saying
Question 3
apotheosis
A
n. subordinate possessions
B
n. suspended action
C
n. slang
D
n. deification; glorification
Question 4
appal
A
v. make hostile; separate
B
v. dismay; shock
C
v. state strongly or positively; insist on or demand recognition of (rights or claims etc)
D
v. enlarge
Question 5
apparition
A
n. self-evident truth requiring no proof
B
n. self-evident truth requiring no proof
C
n. poise; composure
D
n. ghost; phantom
Question 6
appease
A
v. pacify; soothe
B
v. arrest ( a criminal); dread
C
v. embarrass
D
v. consecrate
Question 7
appellation
A
n. washing
B
n. medieval chemistry
C
n. washing
D
n. name; title
Question 8
append
A
v. attach
B
v. relieve
C
v. insult; offend
D
v. estimate the value of
Question 9
application
A
n. diligent attention; (secondary meaning) apply
B
n. student of the history and science of humankind
C
n. sun's corona; halo
D
n. similarity; parallelism
Question 10
apposite
A
adj. skillful
B
adj. appropriate; fitting
C
adj. unselfishly generous; concerned for others
D
adj. impressive; majestic
Question 11
appraise
A
v. relieve
B
v. testify; bear witness
C
v. estimate the value of
D
v. increase or intensify; raise in power or wealth or rank or honor
Question 12
appreciate
A
v. increase or intensify; raise in power or wealth or rank or honor
B
v. entice; attract
C
v. be thankful for; increase in worth
D
v. refer; attribute
Question 13
apprehend
A
v. make impure by mixing with baser substances
B
v. insult; offend
C
v. arrest ( a criminal); dread
D
v. state confidently
Question 14
apprehensive
A
adj. strict or stern
B
adj. courteous
C
adj. prophetic; pertaining to revelations
D
adj. fearful; discerning
Question 15
apprise
A
v. inform
B
v. absorb; cause to become homogenous
C
v. come about by addition
D
v. equip
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