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


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Question 1
marshal
A
v. put in order
B
adj. driving away; unattractive
C
n. case for a sword blade; sheath
D
v. sharpen; stimulate
Question 2
marsupial
A
n. blood feud
B
n. home
C
n. one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch
D
n. anger at an injustice
Question 3
martial
A
n. puzzle
B
adj. warlike
C
v. take off
D
n. strength; staying power
Question 4
martinet
A
adj. unrefined; coarse
B
n. strict disciplinarian
C
adj. slovenly; untidy
D
adj. retired or disqualified because of age
Question 5
masochist
A
n. agitation; commotion
B
n. person who enjoys his own pain
C
adj. without deceit
D
n. frugality; thrift
Question 6
masticate
A
adj. mistaken; wrong
B
v. chew
C
v. diminish; undermine
D
adj. defamatory; injurious to the good name of a person
Question 7
materialism
A
adj. without feeling; not affected by pain
B
n. fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
C
n. preoccupation with physical comforts and things
D
adj. used to prevent disease
Question 8
maternal
A
v. contend; compete
B
v. reproduce; duplicate
C
v. change in direction
D
adj. motherly
Question 9
matriarch
A
adj. notorious; conspicuously bad
B
n. woman who rules a family or larger social group
C
n. retort; comeback
D
adj. pertaining to conversational or common speech
Question 10
matrix
A
adj. vigorous; strong
B
n. point of origin; array of numbers or algebraic symbols
C
n. a gift made by a will
D
n. fixed idea; continued brooding
Question 11
maudlin
A
n. state of stubborn unwillingness to compromise
B
adj. effusively sentimental
C
adj. gigantic
D
v. present an obstacle; stump
Question 12
maul
A
v. handle roughly
B
v. multiply; spread
C
n. container for feeding farm animals; lowest point (of a wave or business cycle)
D
adj. happening at the same time
Question 13
mausoleum
A
n. behavior; bearing
B
n. monumental tomb
C
n. call by bugles or trumpets; showy display
D
n. infamy; vilification
Question 14
mauve
A
adj. limited
B
n. young woman making formal entrance into society
C
v. entertain
D
adj. pale purple
Question 15
maverick
A
adj. very high
B
n. rebel; nonconformist
C
adj. unconscious; unresponsive
D
n. emotional closeness; harmony
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