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GRE Multiple Choice Questions - List 12

GRE - Flashcards - Multiple Choice Questions - SHOW ME LIST 12

Definition:

(noun) a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's #######"

(noun) a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

(noun) death of a person; "he went to his ####### without forgiving me"; "from cradle to #######"

(verb) carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "en####### a pen"; "en#######d the winner's name onto the trophy cup"

(verb) shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it; "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband"

(adjective satellite) causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a ####### situation"; "a ####### illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

(adjective satellite) of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "####### responsibilities"; "faced a ####### decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"

(adjective satellite) dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a ####### God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

 

** Please Select the best Word that fits the definition in the left column

FULMINATION
GLEAN
GRAVE
GREGARIOUS
GRIEVANCE