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


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Question 1
caprice
A
n. whim
B
adj. occurring at the same time
C
adj. pertaining to language
D
adj. tending to overthrow; destructive
Question 2
capricious
A
adj. high; lofty
B
n. temporary invasion
C
v. measure; distribute
D
adj. fickle; incalculable
Question 3
caption
A
adj. reconciling; soothing
B
adj. pious
C
n. title; chapter heading
D
adj. revengeful
Question 4
captious
A
v. moved gently by wind or waves
B
adj. faultfinding
C
adj. having to do with predicting the future
D
n. tall column tapering and ending in a pyramid
Question 5
carafe
A
adj. lacking in flavor; dull
B
n. false testimony while under oath
C
n. glass water bottle
D
n. controlling force
Question 6
carapace
A
n. shell covering the back (of a turtle crab etc)
B
adj. tight; ready
C
n. a formal systematic inquiry; an explanation of the results of a formal inquiry
D
adj. straightforward; direct
Question 7
carat
A
n. unit of weight for precious stones; measure of fineness of gold
B
adj. pertaining to a germ; creative
C
adj. prophetic; oracular
D
adj. pompous; self-important
Question 8
carcinogenic
A
n. causing cancer
B
adj. dull
C
v. work laboriously; make slow painful progress
D
n. misgivings
Question 9
cardinal
A
adj. chief
B
adj. doubtful
C
n. right or claim to possession; mark of rank
D
v. speak foolishly; boast idly
Question 10
careen
A
adj. flowing smoothly; smooth
B
v. prepare by combining; make up in concert
C
n. deep dish for serving soup
D
v. lurch; sway from side to side
Question 11
caricature
A
n. husband or wife
B
adj. going astray; erratic
C
n. distortion; burlesque
D
n. long established; as a disease
Question 12
carillon
A
adj. transparent; limpid
B
n. set of bells capable of being played
C
n. ability to be molded
D
adj. sturdy; robust
Question 13
carnage
A
adj. fretful; whining
B
n. destruction of life
C
n. mass of material sticking together
D
n. increase in the volume or intensity
Question 14
carnal
A
v. make known by official proclamation or publication
B
adj. idealistic but impractical
C
n. that which accompanies
D
adj. fleshly
Question 15
carnivorous
A
v. combine; fuse
B
adj. meat-eating
C
v. rob; plunder
D
v. command; arrange
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