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


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Question 1
adventitious
A
adj. accidental; casual
B
adj. moved by sexual love; loving
C
adj. wretched; lacking pride
D
adj. rubbing away; tending to grind down
Question 2
adversary
A
n. iron block used in hammering out metals
B
n. study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
C
n. similarity; parallelism
D
n. opponent; enemy
Question 3
adverse
A
adj. ash-colored; deadly pale
B
adj. unfavorable; hostile
C
adj. accidental; casual
D
adj. having the weight of authority; dictatorial
Question 4
adversity
A
n. prototype; primitive pattern
B
n. fragrant
C
n. poverty or misfortune
D
n. oval building with tiers of seats
Question 5
advert
A
v. refer to
B
v. absorb; cause to become homogenous
C
v. border upon; adjoin
D
v. cut off part of body; prune
Question 6
advocate
A
v. urge; plead for
B
v. acquire; take possession of for one's own use
C
v. reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling
D
v. assist usually in doing something wrong
Question 7
aegis
A
n. sternness; severity
B
n. drug that relieves pain; opiate
C
n. shield; defense
D
n. pardon
Question 8
affable
A
adj. courteous
B
adj. skillful
C
adj. prophetic; pertaining to revelations
D
adj. fearful; discerning
Question 9
affected
A
adj. unreasonable or capricious; tyrannical
B
adj. sharp-cornered; stiff in manner
C
adj. artificial; pretended
D
adj. hostile; opposed
Question 10
affidavit
A
n. shield; defense
B
n. a manually skilled worker
C
n. written statement made under oath
D
n. sternness; severity
Question 11
affiliation
A
n. solemn curse; someone or something that is despised
B
n. joining; associating with
C
n. one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
D
n. solemn curse; someone or something that is despised
Question 12
affinity
A
n. small planet
B
n. kinship
C
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
D
n. small planet
Question 13
affirmation
A
n. friendship
B
n. pardon
C
n. positive assertion; confirmation
D
n. public records; place where public records are kept
Question 14
affix
A
v. inform
B
v. equip
C
v. refrain; withhold from participation
D
v. attach or add on; fasten
Question 15
affluence
A
n. abundance; wealth
B
n. female warrior
C
n. tip; summit
D
n. sharp upslope of a hill
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