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


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Question 1
categorical
A
v. to speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner
B
n. squabble; minor dispute
C
n. pretense (of strength); deception
D
adj. without exceptions; unqualified
Question 2
catharsis
A
n. purging or cleansing of any passage of the body
B
adj. warm and damp
C
n. excessively frugal person; miser
D
adj. unjustified; groundless
Question 3
cathartic
A
adj. wasted away; gaunt
B
n. excessively modest or proper person
C
n. purgative
D
adj. unlikely; unbelievable
Question 4
catholic
A
adj. universal; wide-ranging liberal
B
v. soften by soaking in liquid; waste away
C
n. rubble
D
v. deviate; turn aside sharply
Question 5
caucus
A
n. face; appearance
B
n. private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy
C
adj. wintry
D
adj. untidy
Question 6
caulk
A
v. to make watertight (by plugging seams)
B
adj. untidy; slipshod
C
adj. attractive
D
adj. wasteful; reckless with money
Question 7
causal
A
v. examine closely and critically
B
adj. marked by formality
C
adj. implying a cause-and-effect relationship
D
n. written command issued by a court
Question 8
caustic
A
n. reckless outlaw
B
v. stretch out full on ground
C
adj. difficult to please; squeamish
D
adj. burning; sarcastically biting
Question 9
cauterize
A
v. burn with hot iron or caustic
B
adj. contemptuous; haughty
C
v. cut to pieces with ax or sword
D
adj. neglectful of duty; abandoned
Question 10
cavalcade
A
adj. unspontaneous; deliberate
B
n. procession; parade
C
n. extremely aggressive and militant patriotism
D
adj. winding; full of curves
Question 11
cavalier
A
n. casual and offhand; arrogant
B
adj. driving forward
C
v. wiggle out; fake
D
n. mixture
Question 12
cavil
A
v. prohibit; forbid
B
v. make frivolous objections
C
adj. flexible; easily influenced
D
n. death notice
Question 13
cede
A
adj. wandering
B
adj. artificial; sham
C
adj. unruly; refractory
D
v. transfer; yield title to
Question 14
celerity
A
adj. still in existence
B
adj. shabby; wretched
C
adj. very generous
D
n. speed; rapidity
Question 15
celestial
A
n. wavering
B
v. fill up again
C
adj. lively or animated; sprightly
D
adj. heavenly
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