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


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