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