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


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Question 1
approbation
A
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles
B
n. approval
C
n. substance that prevents infection
D
n. environment; atmosphere
Question 2
appropriate
A
v. make thin; weaken
B
v. urge; plead for
C
v. acquire; take possession of for one's own use
D
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place
Question 3
appurtenances
A
n. letdown in thought or emotion
B
n. arrival
C
n. subordinate possessions
D
n. loss of speech due to injury or illness
Question 4
apropos
A
adj. manlike
B
adj. with reference to; regarding
C
adj. analyze; evaluate
D
adj. coarsely insulting; physically harmful
Question 5
aptitude
A
n. promise or pledge; certainty
B
n. solemn wonder
C
n. fitness; talent
D
n. similarity; parallelism
Question 6
aquiline
A
adj. practicing self-denial; austere
B
adj. sharp; bitterly pungent
C
adj. curved or hooked
D
adj. enormously large or extensive
Question 7
arable
A
adj. preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
B
adj. complete; totally unlimited
C
adj. fit for plowing
D
adj. stinging or caustic
Question 8
arbiter
A
n. person with power to decide a matter in a dispute; judge
B
n. heat; passion
C
n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
D
n. self-evident truth requiring no proof
Question 9
arbitrary
A
adj. unreasonable or capricious; tyrannical
B
adj. offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary
C
adj. artificial; pretended
D
adj. abundant
Question 10
arbitrate
A
v. act as judge
B
v. testify; bear witness
C
v. renounce; give up
D
v. ascribe; explain
Question 11
arboretum
A
n. greed for wealth
B
n. repetition of beginning sound in poetry
C
n. place where different varieties of trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
D
n. person who rebels against the established order
Question 12
arcade
A
n. fleet of warships
B
n. yearly allowance
C
n. a covered passageway or usually lined with shops
D
n. fleet of warships
Question 13
arcane
A
adj. supplying nourishment
B
adj. secret; mysterious
C
adj. distorted; crooked
D
adj. curved or hooked
Question 14
archaeology
A
n. mechanism that imitates actions of humans
B
n. study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
C
n. aversion; dislike
D
n. loss of memory
Question 15
archaic
A
adj. like an uncle
B
adj. antiquated
C
adj. wise; shrewd
D
adj. abundant
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