Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10356

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    halt Verb To stop either temporarily or permanently Yes
    halt Verb To cause something to stop Yes
    halt Verb To waver or be hesitant Yes
    halt Noun A discontinuance either temporary or permanent Yes
    halt Interjection Stop! Yes
    malt Noun Germinated grain, usually barley, used in brewing and distilling Yes
    malt Noun A soluble powder made of dehydrated milk and malted cereals Yes
    malt Noun A beverage made by dissolving this powder, usually in milk, often with ice cream and flavoring added Yes
    salt Noun A common substance recognized as sodium chloride, used extensively as a condiment and preservative Yes
    salt Adjective Salty Yes
    salt Adjective Saline Yes
    salt Verb To add salt to Yes
    waltz Noun A ballroom dance in 3/4 time, in the rhythm 1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1-2-3? Yes
    waltz Noun A piece of music for this dance Yes
    waltz Verb To dance the waltz with someone Yes
    waltz Verb To move briskly Yes
    swan Noun Any of various long-necked waterfowl, most of which have white feathers Yes
    wasp Noun Any of many types of stinging insect resembling a hornet or bee Yes
    sheath Noun A scabbard; a holster for a sword Yes
    shell Noun A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal Yes
    shell Noun The covering, or outside part, of a nut Yes
    shell Noun A pod Yes
    shell Noun The hard covering of an egg Yes
    shell Noun The hard external covering of mollusks, crustaceans, and some other invertebrates Yes
    shell Noun The hard covering of some vertebrates, such as the armadillo, the tortoise, and other similar animals. Yes
    shell Noun A metallic cartridge used in small guns and small artillery pieces Yes
    shell Noun A hollow projectile for a cannon, mortar, etc. filled with an explosive charge designed to explode during flight, upon impact Yes
    shell Verb To remove the outer covering or shell of something Yes
    shell Verb To fire shells or explosive projectiles into, upon, or among; to bombard Yes
    short Adjective The state of having a small distance from one point on an object or an area to another point Yes
    short Adjective A word or phrase that can be said or written in less time to represent another word or phrase Yes
    short Adjective for a person, Not tall, lower in height Yes
    short Noun A short circuit Yes
    short Verb To cause a short circuit Yes
    shout Noun A loud burst of voice or voices Yes
    shout Verb To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention Yes
    shout Verb To utter with a shout; to cry; Yes
    shout Verb To enter a text message, such as an email, in all upper case letters Yes
    shrub Noun A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root Yes
    shrug Noun A lifting of the shoulders to signal indifference Yes
    shrug Verb To raise the shoulders to express a lack of knowledge or certainty Yes
    shrug Verb To raise the shoulders to express a lack of concern or worry 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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