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Subjects : gre, english, vocabulary, bvat
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Live together






2. Insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception






3. Of or like an uncle






4. Spacious






5. Hiding place; V.






6. Injure; hurt; damage






7. Evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.






8. Widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people






9. Inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone






10. Shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall






11. Attractive (in personality or appearance)






12. Immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition






13. Physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower






14. Pale purple






15. Make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet






16. Periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals






17. Introductory; of a preface






18. Soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence






19. Marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny






20. Tranquillity; calmness






21. Deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises






22. Dead; no longer in use or existence






23. Particular variety of art or literature






24. Secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private






25. Be unfaithful; reveal (unconsciously or unwillingly); Ex. Her trembling hands betray her anxiety.






26. Of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism






27. One who has equal standing with another; nobleman; V: look intently; N. peerage; CF. peeress






28. Make young again






29. Jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.






30. Businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial






31. Proper (in behavior - conduct - or appearance)






32. Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)






33. Someone easily fooled or deceived; V: deceive






34. Piebald; variegated(many-colored); multicolored






35. Conventions; moral standards; moral customs






36. Mournful; sorrowful






37. Secret






38. Self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent






39. Take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.






40. Explanatory list of symbols on a map






41. Having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing






42. Kind in a generous way (to someone less important)






43. Lie down






44. Small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble






45. Liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter






46. Travel; journey; V: make a long difficult journey






47. Daring; bold; N. audacity






48. Rotate swiftly; make (thread) by twisting (cotton - wool - etc.); N.






49. Suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners






50. Unable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling); Ex. speechless with anger