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


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