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


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Question 1
asteroid
A
n. deception; trickery
B
n. agreement
C
n. one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
D
n. small planet
Question 2
astigmatism
A
n. staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
B
n. solemn curse; someone or something that is despised
C
n. eye defect that prevents proper focus
D
n. renunciation; self-sacrifice
Question 3
astral
A
adj. enormously large or extensive
B
adj. diligent
C
adj. unfavorable; hostile
D
adj. relating to the stars
Question 4
astringent
A
adj. binding; causing contraction
B
adj. shapeless; vague
C
adj. highly excited; intensely curious
D
adj. unclear or doubtful in meaning
Question 5
astronomical
A
adj. abundant
B
adj. enormously large or extensive
C
adj. relating to the stars
D
adj. curved or hooked
Question 6
astute
A
adj. comparable
B
adj. moved by sexual love; loving
C
adj. antiquated
D
adj. wise; shrewd
Question 7
asunder
A
adv. into parts; apart
B
adj. abnormal; irregular
C
adj. in a state of rage
D
adj. favoring or exercising total control; non-democratic
Question 8
asylum
A
n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
B
n. resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type
C
n. person with power to decide a matter in a dispute; judge
D
n. group of closely located islands
Question 9
asymmetric
A
adj. hard or inflexible
B
adj. not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
C
adj. highly excited; intensely curious
D
adj. not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
Question 10
atavism
A
n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
B
n. resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type
C
n. substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness
D
n. examination of a dead body; postmortem
Question 11
atheistic
A
adj. antiquated; ancient
B
adj. denying the existence of God
C
adj. dry; barren
D
adj. serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary
Question 12
atone
A
v. state confidently
B
v. ease; lessen(pain)
C
v. calm; pacify
D
v. make amends for; pay for
Question 13
atrocity
A
n. doctrine of self-denial
B
n. story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
C
n. brutal deed
D
n. brutal deed
Question 14
atrophy
A
n. story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
B
n. short account of an amusing or interesting event
C
n. wasting away
D
n. a place where bees are kept
Question 15
attenuate
A
v. renounce; give up
B
v. attach or add on; fasten
C
v. make thin; weaken
D
v. depart secretly and hide
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