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


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Question 1
blanch
A
adj. concise; meaty
B
v. crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate
C
v. bleach; whiten
D
adj. not applicable; unrelated
Question 2
bland
A
v. predict
B
v. beg
C
n. statement that looks false but is actually correct; a contradictory statement
D
adj. soothing; mild
Question 3
blandishment
A
n. flattery
B
n. church dignitary
C
adj. inclined to cruelty
D
n. formal essay
Question 4
blase
A
adj. despicable; contemptible
B
n. real being
C
v. subdue; crush
D
adj. bored with pleasure or dissipation
Question 5
blasphemous
A
n. troublesome or annoying person
B
v. change in direction
C
adj. profane; impious
D
v. impose (a fine); collect (a payment)
Question 6
blatant
A
adj. having a very fine bore
B
v. ornament a metal surface by indenting
C
adj. extremely obvious; loudly offensive
D
n. supporter
Question 7
bleak
A
v. smirk; smile affectedly
B
adj. Eager or anxious to do something
C
n. sameness; consistency
D
adj. cold; cheerless
Question 8
blighted
A
adj. suffering from a disease; destroyed
B
v. reduce to lower state
C
v. chain; fetter
D
n. social or moral custom; established practice
Question 9
blithe
A
adj. indecent; obscene
B
v. introduce something into a larger whole; combine
C
adj. gay; joyous
D
n. traitor
Question 10
bloated
A
v. reproduce; duplicate
B
n. slow-moving tree-dwelling mammal
C
adj. swollen or puffed as with water or air
D
v. close; squeeze
Question 11
blowhard
A
adj. quarrelsome
B
adj. sad; solemn
C
adj. twisted
D
n. talkative boaster
Question 12
bludgeon
A
n. club; heavy-headed weapon
B
adj. engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual
C
n. maze
D
adj. combative; bellicose
Question 13
bluff
A
n. false testimony while under oath
B
n. pretense (of strength); deception
C
adj. upset; distracted by anxiety
D
adj. without exceptions; unqualified
Question 14
blunder
A
adj. having many languages
B
n. lack of self-confidence or courage
C
n. error
D
n. hairstyle
Question 15
blurt
A
adj. aimless; haphazard
B
adj. very high
C
adj. universally present; ubiquitous
D
v. utter impulsively
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