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


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