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


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