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


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Question 1
authoritarian
A
adj. crookedly; slanted
B
adj. favoring or exercising total control; non-democratic
C
adj. stupid
D
adj. readily managed; willing to be led
Question 2
authoritative
A
adj. obsolete; outdated
B
adj. having the weight of authority; dictatorial
C
adj. rubbing away; tending to grind down
D
adj. manlike
Question 3
autocrat
A
n. mixture as of metals
B
n. written statement made under oath
C
n. monarch with supreme power
D
n. written statement made under oath
Question 4
automation
A
n. shield; defense
B
n. shield; defense
C
n. mechanism that imitates actions of humans
D
n. nimbleness
Question 5
autonomous
A
adj. diligent
B
adj. self-governing
C
adj. stupid
D
adj. crookedly; slanted
Question 6
autopsy
A
n. examination of a dead body; postmortem
B
n. solemn wonder
C
n. sternness; severity
D
n. resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type
Question 7
auxiliary
A
adj. offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary
B
adj. moved by sexual love; loving
C
adj. having human form or characteristics
D
adj. friendly
Question 8
avarice
A
n. place where different varieties of trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
B
n. secondary or minor occupation
C
n. greed for wealth
D
n. secondary or minor occupation
Question 9
aver
A
v. arrest ( a criminal); dread
B
v. renounce upon oath
C
v. charge in court; indict
D
v. state confidently
Question 10
averse
A
adj. denying the existence of God
B
adj. reluctant
C
adj. easy to approach; obtainable
D
adj. unclear or doubtful in meaning
Question 11
aversion
A
n. firm dislike
B
n. slanderous remark
C
n. something attached to but holding an inferior position
D
n. prototype; primitive pattern
Question 12
avert
A
v. combine; unite in one body
B
v. agree
C
v. destroy
D
v. prevent; turn away
Question 13
aviary
A
n. staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
B
n. enclosure for birds
C
n. sharp upslope of a hill
D
n. study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
Question 14
avid
A
adj. coarsely insulting; physically harmful
B
adj. sky blue
C
adj. greedy; eager for
D
adj. pertaining to the aurora
Question 15
avocation
A
n. estimation; appraisal
B
n. secondary or minor occupation
C
n. pithy or compact saying
D
n. substance that prevents infection
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