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


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Question 1
brusque
A
n. quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus
B
adj. demanding much work or care; tedious
C
v. surpass; outdo
D
adj. blunt; abrupt
Question 2
bucolic
A
adj. rustic; pastoral
B
v. decorate
C
n. talking to oneself
D
v. multiply; spread
Question 3
buffoonery
A
adj. endowed with flesh; personified
B
n. meaning; distinguishing by name
C
n. clowning
D
adj. cold; cheerless
Question 4
bugaboo
A
n. bugbear; object of baseless terror
B
adj. dissenting; rebellious
C
v. vex
D
n. mutual relationship
Question 5
bullion
A
n. failure to do
B
n. gold and silver in the form of bars
C
n. correct spelling
D
adj. lacking proper respect
Question 6
bulwark
A
n. law
B
adj. harmonious; in harmony with
C
n. helpful; contributive
D
n. earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
Question 7
bungle
A
adj. characterizing or affecting all; present everywhere
B
v. spoil by clumsy behavior
C
v. uncouple; separate
D
n. acting without dialogue
Question 8
bureaucracy
A
n. extreme poverty
B
adj. lasting; surviving
C
n. government by bureaus
D
n. counselor; teacher
Question 9
burgeon
A
v. grow forth; send out buds
B
v. move briskly
C
adj. harmful; damaging
D
n. connection
Question 10
burlesque
A
v. give an imitation that ridicules
B
v. make shiny by rubbing; polish
C
n. complicated situation; perplexity
D
adj. having an evil influence; virulent
Question 11
burly
A
v. expose to slander
B
adj. husky; muscular
C
n. withdrawal
D
adj. lustful
Question 12
burnish
A
n. curse
B
v. make shiny by rubbing; polish
C
adj. fitful; periodic
D
v. publicize; praise excessively
Question 13
buttress
A
adj. wandering
B
adj. yellowed; prejudiced
C
adj. bodily; material
D
v. support; prop up
Question 14
buxom
A
v. join; unite
B
n. tooth projecting from a wheel
C
adj. full-bosomed; plump
D
adj. incompatible; not able to be resolved
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