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


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Question 1
askew
A
adj. sharp-cornered; stiff in manner
B
adj. crookedly; slanted
C
adj. preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
D
adj. favoring or exercising total control; non-democratic
Question 2
asperity
A
n. sharpness (of temper)
B
n. payments make to an ex-spouse after divorce
C
n. story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
D
n. druggist
Question 3
aspersion
A
n. operatic solo
B
n. something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of
C
n. slanderous remark
D
n. deliverance from a charge
Question 4
aspirant
A
n. essential quality
B
n. subordinate possessions
C
n. pithy maxim
D
n. seeker after position or status
Question 5
aspiration
A
n. noble ambition
B
n. loss of speech due to injury or illness
C
n. the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes
D
n. the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes
Question 6
assail
A
v. increase or intensify; raise in power or wealth or rank or honor
B
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place
C
v. make amends for; pay for
D
v. assault
Question 7
assay
A
adj. lively
B
adj. with reference to; regarding
C
adj. accidental; casual
D
adj. analyze; evaluate
Question 8
assent
A
v. refrain; withhold from participation
B
v. agree; accept
C
v. state without proof
D
v. agree; accept
Question 9
assert
A
v. relieve
B
v. approach and speak first to a person
C
v. calm; pacify
D
v. state strongly or positively; insist on or demand recognition of (rights or claims etc)
Question 10
assessment
A
n. estimation; appraisal
B
n. story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
C
n. secondary or minor occupation
D
n. something attached to but holding an inferior position
Question 11
assiduous
A
adj. distorted; crooked
B
adj. antiquated
C
adj. diligent
D
adj. self-governing
Question 12
assimilate
A
v. refrain; withhold from participation
B
v. absorb; cause to become homogenous
C
v. warn; reprove
D
v. shorten
Question 13
assuage
A
v. state confidently
B
v. embarrass
C
v. make amends for; pay for
D
v. ease; lessen(pain)
Question 14
assumption
A
n. something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of
B
n. absence of governing body; state of disorder
C
n. nimbleness
D
n. collection; heap
Question 15
assurance
A
n. one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
B
n. preceding events or circumstances that influence what comes later; early life
C
n. promise or pledge; certainty
D
n. fitness; talent
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