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


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Question 1
context
A
n. writings preceding and following the passage quoted
B
n. remainder; balance
C
adj. penitent
D
adj. not native; strange
Question 2
contiguous
A
v. wallow
B
adj. combative; disposed to fight
C
n. plot outline; screenplay
D
adj. adjacent to; touching upon
Question 3
continence
A
adj. suitable to debate or courts of law
B
adj. ugly
C
n. accidental transposition of sounds in successive words
D
n. self-restraint; sexual chastity
Question 4
contingent
A
v. shrink back; flinch
B
n. seasonings; spices
C
adj. conditional
D
adj. elastic; having the power of springing back
Question 5
contortions
A
adj. quarrelsome
B
adj. prankish; gay
C
adj. pertaining to farewell
D
n. twistings; distortions
Question 6
contraband
A
n. illegal trade; smuggling
B
n. crevice
C
n. disease communicator
D
adj. mischievous; humorous
Question 7
contravene
A
v. emphasize
B
n. meeting
C
v. contradict; oppose: infringe on or transgress
D
adj. lower
Question 8
contrite
A
adj. penitent
B
adj. living at the same time as; contemporary
C
v. examine in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order
D
n. writings preceding and following the passage quoted
Question 9
contrived
A
adj. forced; artificial
B
n. three-pronged spear
C
adj. imposing; impressive
D
v. link as in a chain
Question 10
controvert
A
n. controlling force
B
v. oppose with arguments; contradict
C
v. reject; mock
D
adj. extremely poisonous
Question 11
contumacious
A
adj. fleeting; vanishing
B
v. recover
C
adj. disobedient; resisting authority
D
n. society ruled by the wealthy
Question 12
contusion
A
n. bruise
B
adj. displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness
C
v. very carefully
D
n. mythical figure; half man and half horse
Question 13
conundrum
A
n. riddle; difficult problem
B
adj. too particular; fussy
C
n. distance around something; circumference
D
adj. unrestrained; excessive
Question 14
convene
A
adj. mutually destructive
B
v. assemble
C
v. worsen; embitter
D
adj. occurring at the same time
Question 15
convention
A
n. social or moral custom; established practice
B
adj. wasteful; reckless with money
C
adj. suffering from a disease; destroyed
D
adj. slavish; cringing
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