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


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