Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10334

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    chaff Noun The inedible parts of a plant whose seeds are eaten as grain Yes
    chaff Noun Any excess or unwanted material, resource, or person; anything worthless Yes
    staff Noun A long, straight stick, especially one used to assist in walking Yes
    staff Noun A series of horizontal parallel lines on which musical notes are written Yes
    staff Noun The employees of a business Yes
    staff Verb To supply a business with employees Yes
    war Noun A conflict involving the organized use of arms and physical force between countries Yes
    war Noun A campaign against something, such as poverty, crime, or drugs Yes
    war Noun A particular card game for two players Yes
    war Verb To engage in conflict with an enemy Yes
    warp Noun The state of being bent or twisted out of shape Yes
    warp Noun A distortion or twist, such as in a piece of wood Yes
    warp Verb To twist or turn something out of shape Yes
    warp Verb To affect something wrongly, unfairly, or unfavorably Yes
    warp Verb To become twisted out of shape Yes
    warm Adjective A temperature slightly higher than usual, but still pleasant; a mild temperature Yes
    warm Adjective Caring, of relations to another person Yes
    warm Verb To make or keep warm Yes
    warm Verb To increasingly favor Yes
    ward Noun Guardianship, especially of a child or prisoner Yes
    ward Noun A room in a hospital where patients reside Yes
    ward Noun A person under guardianship Yes
    ward Verb To keep in safety; to watch; to guard Yes
    ward Verb To fend off; to repel; to turn aside, as anything mischievous that approaches Yes
    warn Verb To make someone aware of impending danger or other situations Yes
    warn Verb To advise someone to go or stay away Yes
    fray Verb To unravel, particularly the edge of something made of cloth or the end of a rope Yes
    fray Verb To cause exhaustion, wear out a person's mental strength Yes
    play Noun Activity for amusement only, especially among the young Yes
    play Noun A theatrical performance featuring actors Yes
    play Noun An individual's performance in a sport Yes
    play Noun An action carried out when it is one's turn to play Yes
    play Verb To act in a manner such that one has fun Yes
    play Verb To produce music using a musical instrument Yes
    play Verb To act in a performance as the indicated role Yes
    play Verb To participate in the game indicated Yes
    play Verb To produce music on the indicated musical instrument Yes
    play Verb To use a device to watch or listen to the indicated recording Yes
    gray Noun A color between black and white Yes
    gray Adjective Dark, dismal, or gloomy, such as gray skies Yes
    stay Verb To remain in a particular place Yes
    stay Verb To continue to have a particular quality, such as to stay warm Yes
    stay Noun A postponement, especially of an execution or other punishment Yes
    stay Noun A holiday or temporary residence in a place Yes
    bray Noun The cry of a jackass or donkey Yes
    bray Verb Of a donkey, to make its cry Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

    • Use the word in an original sentence.
    • Find and learn the definition of the word.
    • Know how to pronounce the word.
    • Which parts of speech is the word used as (e.g. noun, verb)?
    • What are other forms of the word such as plurals or tenses.
    • What are synonyms of the word?
    • What are antonyms of the word?
    • What is the origin or etymology of the word?
    • What words rhyme with this word?

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