Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10362

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    unite Verb To come or bring together as one Yes
    entwine Verb To twist or twine around something Yes
    acute Adjective Urgent Yes
    acute Adjective Sensitive Yes
    acute Adjective Short, quick Yes
    acute Adjective Of an angle, less than 90 degrees Yes
    acute Adjective Of an abnormal condition of recent or sudden onset Yes
    abuse Noun Improper treatment or usage; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse Yes
    abuse Noun Physical maltreatment; injury Yes
    abuse Noun An unjust, corrupt, or wrongful practice or custom; offense; crime; fault Yes
    abuse Noun Coarse, insulting speech; abusive language Yes
    abuse Verb To put to a wrong use; to use improperly; to misuse; to use for a wrong purpose or end Yes
    abuse Verb To injure; to hurt; to treat with cruelty Yes
    abuse Verb To assault; to violate Yes
    abuse Verb To attack with coarse language; to insult Yes
    confuse Verb To confound; to disorder Yes
    confuse Verb To puzzle; to bewilder Yes
    confuse Verb To make uneasy and ashamed; to embarrass Yes
    confuse Verb To mistake one thing for another Yes
    deduce Verb To reach a conclusion by applying rules of logic to given conditions Yes
    delude Verb To deceive someone into believing something which is false Yes
    mature Adjective Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behavior, or thinking; ripe, as in vegetables or fruits Yes
    mature Adjective Profound; careful Yes
    mature Adjective The growth of behavior and thinking Yes
    mature Verb To become mature; to ripen; to gain experience or wisdom with age Yes
    pollute Verb To make something harmful, especially by the addition of some unwanted product Yes
    pollute Verb To make something or somewhere less suitable for some activity, especially by the introduction of some unnatural factor Yes
    pollute Adjective Polluted Yes
    procure Verb To acquire or obtain an item, sometimes rare, usually by extra effort Yes
    rebuke Noun A harsh criticism Yes
    rebuke Verb To criticize harshly Yes
    reduce Verb To bring to any inferior state, with respect to rank, size, quantity, quality, value, etc.; to diminish; to lower; to degrade Yes
    reduce Verb To bring to terms; to humble; to conquer; to capture Yes
    reduce Verb To heat on a stove, to partly solidify or decrease the liquid content by boiling much of it off Yes
    seclude Verb To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.; withdraw from society or into solitude, as to seclude oneself from the world Yes
    seclude Verb To shut or keep out; exclude Yes
    secure Adjective Free from attack or danger; protected Yes
    secure Adjective Free from the danger of theft; safe Yes
    secure Adjective Free from the risk of eavesdropping, interception, or discovery; secret Yes
    secure Adjective Free from anxiety or doubt; unafraid Yes
    secure Adjective Firm and not likely to fail; stable Yes
    secure Adjective Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable Yes
    secure Verb To protect 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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