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


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Question 1
archetype
A
n. prototype; primitive pattern
B
n. poverty or misfortune
C
n. firm dislike
D
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Question 2
archipelago
A
n. resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type
B
n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
C
n. resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type
D
n. group of closely located islands
Question 3
archives
A
n. omen; prophecy
B
n. female warrior
C
n. positive assertion; confirmation
D
n. public records; place where public records are kept
Question 4
ardor
A
n. person with power to decide a matter in a dispute; judge
B
n. heat; passion
C
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles
D
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles
Question 5
arduous
A
adj. non-moral
B
adj. pertaining to land or its cultivation
C
adj. self-governing
D
adj. hard; strenuous
Question 6
argot
A
n. deification; glorification
B
n. an assumed name
C
n. opening; hole
D
n. slang
Question 7
aria
A
n. subordinate possessions
B
n. slanderous remark
C
n. operatic solo
D
n. irregularity
Question 8
arid
A
adj. dry; barren
B
adj. denying the existence of God
C
adj. rubbing away; tending to grind down
D
adj. agreeable; lovable
Question 9
aristocracy
A
n. collection; heap
B
n. person who rebels against the established order
C
n. collection; heap
D
n. hereditary nobility; privileged class
Question 10
armada
A
n. pride or haughtiness
B
n. shield; defense
C
n. fleet of warships
D
n. shield; defense
Question 11
aromatic
A
n. sharpness
B
n. sharpness
C
n. fragrant
D
n. poverty or misfortune
Question 12
arraign
A
v. estimate the value of
B
v. charge in court; indict
C
v. reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling
D
v. make impure by mixing with baser substances
Question 13
array
A
n. staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
B
n. tip; summit
C
n. tip; summit
D
n. clothe; adorn
Question 14
array
A
v. assist usually in doing something wrong
B
v. declare openly
C
v. marshal; draw up in order
D
v. estimate the value of
Question 15
arrears
A
n. charm; talisman
B
n. stroke; loss of consciousness followed by paralysis
C
n. drug that relieves pain; opiate
D
n. being in debt
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