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


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