Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10318

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    steep Adjective Of a near-vertical slope or incline Yes
    steep Adjective Steep Yes
    steep Verb To soak an item, in liquid in order to gradually add or remove ingredients from the item Yes
    steep Verb To make tea or other beverage by placing leaves in hot water Yes
    sleek Adjective Having an even, smooth surface; glossy Yes
    sleek Adjective Not rough or harsh Yes
    sleek Adverb With ease and dexterity Yes
    sleek Verb To make smooth or glossy; to polish or cause to be attractive Yes
    fleet Adjective Swift in motion; moving with velocity; light and quick in going from place to place Yes
    fleet Noun A group of vessels or vehicles Yes
    spite Noun Ill-will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate or annoy Yes
    spite Verb To treat maliciously; to try to injure Yes
    quite Adverb Completely; entirely; totally; perfectly Yes
    quite Adverb To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably Yes
    whine Noun A long-drawn high-pitched complaining cry or sound Yes
    whine Verb To utter a whine Yes
    whine Verb To complain or protest in a childish manner or about trivial things Yes
    spine Noun A person's or thing's backbone Yes
    spine Noun A needle-like structure on an animal, shell, or plant Yes
    spine Noun The narrow, bound edge of a book Yes
    drive Verb To operate a vehicle Yes
    drive Verb To herd animals in a particular direction Yes
    drive Verb To move something by hitting it with great force Yes
    drive Verb To motivate; to provide an incentive for Yes
    drive Verb To travel by operating a motorized vehicle Yes
    drive Noun A trip made in a motor vehicle Yes
    drive Noun A driveway Yes
    drive Noun Self-motivation; ability coupled with ambition; desire, interest Yes
    drive Noun A type of public roadway Yes
    tribe Noun A socially, ethnically, and politically cohesive group of people Yes
    tribe Noun The noun that refers to a group of various animals: a school of fish, a pride of lions, a herd of elephants Yes
    brine Noun Salt water; a salt and water solution for pickling foods such as cucumbers, onions, etc. Yes
    brine Noun The sea or ocean; the water of the sea Yes
    brine Verb To preserve food in a salt solution Yes
    spire Noun A slender stalk or blade in vegetation Yes
    spire Noun The top, or uppermost point, of anything Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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