Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10367

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    twine Noun A twist; a convolution. Yes
    twine Noun A strong thread composed of two or three smaller threads or strands twisted together Yes
    twine Noun The act of twining or winding round. Yes
    twine Verb To weave. Yes
    blind Noun A covering for a window to keep out light. Yes
    blind Noun Any device intended to conceal or hide Yes
    blind Adjective Of a person or animal, unable to see. Yes
    blind Adjective Failing to see, acknowledge, perceive. Yes
    blind Adjective Of a place, having little or no visibility Yes
    blind Adjective Closed at one end; having a dead end Yes
    blind Adjective Without opening Yes
    blind Verb To make temporarily or permanently blind. Yes
    grind Verb To make smaller by breaking with a device. Yes
    grind Verb To remove material by rubbing with an abrasive surface. Yes
    grind Verb To slide the flat portion of a skateboard or snowboard across an obstacle such as a railing. Yes
    grind Noun A specific degree of pulverization of coffee beans. Yes
    grind Noun A tedious task Yes
    grind Noun To performing a grinding trick on a skateboard or snowboard Yes
    spike Noun A sort of very large nail; also, a piece of pointed iron set with points upward or outward. Yes
    spike Noun Anything resembling such a nail in shape. Yes
    spike Noun An ear of grain. Yes
    spike Noun A sharp peak in a graph. Yes
    spike Verb To put alcohol or another intoxicating substance in a drink Yes
    smile Noun A happy face expression using mouth, but without producing voice Yes
    smile Verb To make a small happy face expression Yes
    while Noun A certain duration of time, a period of time. Yes
    while Conjunction During the same time that. Yes
    while Conjunction although Yes
    while Verb To pass time idly. Yes
    carve Verb To cut. Yes
    carve Verb To cut meat in order to serve it. Yes
    carve Verb To shape to sculptural effect. Yes
    farce Noun A style of humor marked by broad improbabilities Yes
    farce Noun A motion picture or play featuring improbable humor Yes
    farce Noun A situation abounding with ludicrous incidents Yes
    farce Noun A ridiculous or empty show Yes
    parse Verb To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out the several parts of speech, and their relation to each other Yes
    parse Verb To have a computer program split a file or other input into bits of data that can be easily stored or manipulated. Yes
    barge Noun A large flat-bottomed towed or self-propelled boat used mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods or bulk cargo Yes
    barge Noun A richly decorated ceremonial state vessel propelled by rowers for river processions Yes
    barge Noun A large flat-bottomed coastal trading vessel Yes
    barge Noun One of the boats of a warship having fourteen oars Yes
    barge Verb To intrude or break through, particularly in an unwelcome or clumsy manner. Yes
    large Adjective Of considerable or relatively great size or extent. Yes
    snarl Noun A knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle; Yes
    snarl Noun entanglement Yes
    snarl Noun The act of snarling; a growl; a surly or peevish expression; an angry contention. Yes
    snarl Verb To entangle; to complicate; to involve in knots; as, to snarl a skein of thread. Yes
    snarl Verb To embarrass; to ensnare. Yes
    snarl Verb To growl, as an angry or surly dog; to gnarl; to utter grumbling sounds. Yes
    snarl Verb To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms. Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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