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


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Question 1
clandestine
A
adj. secret
B
v. delay; dawdle
C
n. swimming
D
v. occupy fully
Question 2
clangor
A
n. Loud; resounding noise
B
n. conciseness
C
n. lethargy; sluggishness
D
n. business person; contractor
Question 3
clapper
A
adj. restrained; self-controlled
B
adj. unreal; grotesque
C
adj. slightly obscure
D
n. striker (tongue) of a bell
Question 4
clarion
A
adj. thin; slight
B
n. Shrill; trumpetlike sound
C
n. A bad-tempered or surly person
D
adj. stingy; mean
Question 5
claustrophobia
A
n. casual and offhand; arrogant
B
n. fear of being locked in
C
adj. immature; shallow
D
n. generosity
Question 6
clavicle
A
n. mass of material sticking together
B
adj. coming from the side
C
n. collarbone
D
adj. enormous; marvelous
Question 7
cleave
A
adj. cheating; deceitful
B
v. split asunder
C
n. adherence to established rules or procedures
D
v. turn into a god; idolize
Question 8
cleft
A
adj. very bad
B
n. split
C
adj. separated; alienated
D
adj. Sticky; gluey
Question 9
clemency
A
adj. giving off an odor
B
n. longing; urge
C
n. idle person; male bee
D
n. disposition to be lenient; mildness as of the weather
Question 10
cliche
A
adj. widespread; affecting the majority of people
B
n. formal essay
C
n. phrase culled in meaning by repetition
D
n. act of dissecting living animals
Question 11
clientele
A
n. officeholder
B
n. revenging agent
C
adj. deserving high respect
D
n. body of customers
Question 12
climactic
A
v. confuse; upset
B
v. maim
C
adj. relating to the highest point
D
n. the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
Question 13
clime
A
n. drawback; debts
B
adj. vague; hazy
C
adj. unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic
D
n. region; climate
Question 14
clique
A
n. poem or song expressing lamentation
B
n. social outcast
C
v. violate; desecrate
D
n. A small group of people with shared interests
Question 15
cloister
A
n. inhabitant of
B
n. calmness; peace
C
n. belief on slight evidence
D
n. monastery or convent
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