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