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


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