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


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Question 1
credulity
A
n. scarcity
B
adj. dark; vague
C
n. opinion contrary to popular belief or to accepted religion
D
n. belief on slight evidence
Question 2
creed
A
adj. ugly
B
adj. scrupulous; careful
C
n. system of religious or ethical belief
D
adj. random; by chance
Question 3
crescendo
A
n. destruction of life
B
adj. mournful
C
n. increase in the volume or intensity
D
n. correct spelling
Question 4
crestfallen
A
adj. dejected; dispirited
B
n. slander; disgrace
C
adj. extremely poor
D
v. reveal
Question 5
crevice
A
adj. fearful; demonstrating fear
B
n. crack; fissure
C
n. lassitude; depression
D
adj. deeply established; firmly rooted
Question 6
cringe
A
adj. confused; discomposed
B
n. aqueduct; passageway for fluids
C
v. thresh grain by hand; strike or slap
D
v. shrink back
Question 7
criteria
A
adj. seemingly reasonable but incorrect
B
adj. stale; spoiled by age
C
n. standards used in judging
D
adj. variegated; multicolored
Question 8
crone
A
adj. limited
B
n. hag
C
n. dexterity
D
n. error; misunderstanding
Question 9
crotchety
A
adj. eccentric; whimsical
B
v. pretend; conceal by feigning
C
n. state of being parallel; similarity
D
adj. ghastly
Question 10
crux
A
n. crucial point
B
adj. filled
C
n. lament with music
D
adj. depressed; gloomy
Question 11
crypt
A
n. secret recess or vault usually used for burial
B
adj. sweet sounding
C
adj. unchangeable
D
n. adherence to established rules or procedures
Question 12
cryptic
A
v. cater to the low desires of others
B
adj. mysterious; hidden
C
v. renounce; abandon
D
v. cower; lose heart
Question 13
cubicle
A
n. small chamber used for sleeping
B
adj. winding; twisting
C
adj. somewhat saline
D
adj. susceptible to wounds
Question 14
cuisine
A
adj. unfriendly; hostile
B
adj. showing off learning; bookish
C
adj. relating to the highest point
D
n. style of cooking
Question 15
culinary
A
v. confuse
B
n. thin layer; cover
C
adj. relating to cooking
D
v. lose animation; lose strength
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