Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10354

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    desk Noun A table, frame, or case for the use of writers and readers Yes
    nest Noun A structure birds use to hold eggs and young birds Yes
    nest Verb To build or settle into a nest or home Yes
    nest Noun A structure built by a bird as a place to incubate eggs and rear young Yes
    nest Noun A place used by another mammal, fish, amphibian, or insect for depositing eggs and hatching young Yes
    nest Verb Of animals: to build or settle into a nest Yes
    nest Verb To successively neatly fit inside another Yes
    husk Noun The dry, leafy, or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits Yes
    husk Noun Any form of useless, dried-up, and subsequently worthless exterior of something Yes
    husk Verb To remove a husk from Yes
    musk Noun A secretion with a powerful odor, produced by the male musk deer and used in the manufacture of perfume Yes
    musk Noun The odor of musk Yes
    musk Noun The musk deer Yes
    rusk Noun A rectangular, hard, dry biscuit Yes
    rusk Noun A twice-baked bread, slices of bread baked until they are hard and crisp Yes
    stung Verb Past tense of to sting Yes
    pluck Noun Nerve or persistence Yes
    pluck Verb To pull something sharply; to pull something out Yes
    pluck Verb To gently play with a single string, such as on a guitar, violin, harp, etc. Yes
    pluck Verb To remove feathers from a bird Yes
    chill Noun A moderate but penetrating sense of cold Yes
    chill Noun A sudden numbing fear or dread Yes
    chill Adjective Moderately cold or chilly Yes
    chill Verb To lower the temperature of something; to cool Yes
    chill Verb To become cold Yes
    chill Verb To relax, lay back Yes
    drill Verb To create a hole by removing material with a drill Yes
    drill Verb To repeat an idea frequently in order to encourage someone to remember it Yes
    drill Verb To investigate or examine something in more detail or at a different level Yes
    drill Noun A tool used to remove material so as to create a hole Yes
    drill Noun An activity done as an exercise or practice Yes
    quill Noun The main shaft of a feather Yes
    quill Noun A pen made from a feather Yes
    quill Noun A sharp pointed, barbed, and easily detached needle-like structure that grows on the skin of a porcupine as a defense against predators Yes
    skill Noun Capacity to do something well; technique, ability. Skills are usually acquired or learned, as opposed to abilities, which occur naturally. Yes
    spill Verb To drop something so that it spreads out or makes a mess; to pour Yes
    spill Noun A mess of something that has been dropped Yes
    spill Noun A fall or stumble 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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