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


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Question 1
bantering
A
adj. insolent
B
v. hypnotize
C
adj. good-naturedly ridiculing
D
n. trunk of statue with head and limbs missing; human trunk
Question 2
barb
A
n. sharp projection form fishhook etc.; pointed comment
B
adj. tireless
C
adj. strikingly bright; shining with intense heat
D
n. a light meal
Question 3
bard
A
n. poet
B
n. a small allowance or wage
C
adj. violent; rough
D
n. flavored dessert ice
Question 4
barefaced
A
v. dethrone; remove form office
B
n. suggested or implied meaning of an expression
C
v. overstock; fill to excess
D
adj. shameless; bold
Question 5
baroque
A
adj. looking back on the past
B
v. fall back or sink again
C
n. well-paid position with little responsibility
D
adj. highly ornate
Question 6
barrage
A
n. outward decorations; ornaments
B
n. barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion
C
n. security given for loan
D
adj. cunning; artful
Question 7
barrister
A
n. laypersons; persons not connected with the clergy
B
n. counselor-at-law
C
adj. dark; vague
D
adj. fantastic; comically hideous
Question 8
barterer
A
n. trader
B
adj. radiating; departing from the center
C
adj. queer and amusing
D
adj. pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
Question 9
bask
A
v. luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth
B
v. pretend
C
n. declaration; statement of policy
D
adj. flowery; ruddy
Question 10
bastion
A
adj. resonant
B
n. stronghold; something seen as a source of protection
C
adj. slanting; deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line
D
adj. unlikely; unbelievable
Question 11
bate
A
adj. formidable; causing fear
B
v. let down; restrain
C
n. departure
D
v. poke; stir up
Question 12
bauble
A
adj. proper; appropriate
B
adj. prominent
C
adj. pertaining to money
D
n. trinket; trifle
Question 13
bawdy
A
v. agree
B
adj. indecent; obscene
C
v. droop; grow feeble
D
adj. mixed indiscriminately; haphazard
Question 14
beatific
A
n. trifles; unimportant matters
B
v. include; encompass
C
adj. giving bliss; blissful
D
adj. insightful; aware
Question 15
beatitude
A
n. one who harvests grain
B
adj. dejected; dispirited
C
n. blessedness; state of bliss
D
n. rotting flesh of a dead body
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