Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10360

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    berate Verb To scold or lecture Yes
    rebate Noun A deduction from an amount to be paid Yes
    rebate Noun The return of part of an amount already paid Yes
    rebate Verb To deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment Yes
    debate Noun An argument or discussion, usually in an ordered or formal setting, often with more than two people, generally ending with a vote or other decision Yes
    debate Noun An informal and spirited but generally civil discussion of opposing views Yes
    debate Verb To participate in a debate Yes
    deface Verb To damage something in a visible or conspicuous manner Yes
    deface Verb To devalue; to degrade the face value Yes
    defame Verb To try to diminish the reputation of Yes
    sedate Adjective In a composed and calm state Yes
    sedate Verb To tranquilize by giving a sedative Yes
    collate Verb Assemble something in a logical sequence Yes
    collate Verb Sort multiple copies of printed documents into sequences of individual page order, one sequence for each copy, especially before binding Yes
    regale Noun A feast, meal Yes
    regale Verb To provide a meal and entertainment for someone Yes
    regale Verb To please someone with entertainment Yes
    engage Verb To pledge, to put something at risk or on the line Yes
    engage Verb To guarantee or promise to do something Yes
    engage Verb To bind through legal or moral obligation to do something, especially to marry Yes
    engage Verb To hold the attention of someone Yes
    engage Verb To enter into an activity, to participate Yes
    engage Verb In air defense, a fire control order used to direct or authorize units and/or weapon systems to fire on a designated target Yes
    enrage Verb To fill with rage; to provoke to frenzy or madness; to make furious Yes
    alone Adjective By one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solo; solitary Yes
    alone Adjective Of or by itself; by themselves; without anything more or anyone else; only Yes
    afford Verb To be able or rich enough Yes
    afford Verb To offer, provide, or supply, as in selling with profit, or without loss or too great of an injury Yes
    cajole Verb To encourage or persuade by effort; to coax Yes
    depose Verb To remove a political leader, etc. from power Yes
    depose Verb To give evidence or testimony, especially in response to interrogation during a deposition Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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