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