Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10386

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    absent Adjective Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present Yes
    absent Adjective Not existing; lacking Yes
    absent Adjective Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied Yes
    absent Preposition Without Yes
    absent Verb To go away from a place; to leave Yes
    acrid Adjective Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent Yes
    acrid Adjective Causing heat and irritation; corrosive Yes
    acrid Adjective Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating Yes
    blanket Noun A cloth, usually large, used for warmth or sleeping Yes
    blanket Noun A layer of anything Yes
    blanket Adjective In general; covering or encompassing everything Yes
    blanket Verb To cover Yes
    blanket Verb To traverse or complete thoroughly Yes
    classic Adjective A good example of a particular style Yes
    classic Adjective Exhibiting timeless quality Yes
    classic Noun A perfect and/or early example of a particular style Yes
    classic Noun An artistic work of lasting worth Yes
    classic Noun A major, long-standing sporting event Yes
    craggy Adjective Characterized by rugged, sharp, or coarse features Yes
    damsel Noun A young woman Yes
    damsel Noun A girl; a maiden Yes
    dandy Adjective Very good; better than expected but not as good as could be Yes
    dandy Adjective Almost first rate Yes
    dandy Noun A man very concerned about his clothes and his appearance Yes
    dandy Noun Overly proud of oneself Yes
    fabric Noun A material made of fibers, a textile or cloth Yes
    fabric Noun The texture of a cloth Yes
    fabric Noun A framework or structure Yes
    famish Verb To starve, kill, or destroy with hunger Yes
    famish Verb To exhaust the strength or endurance of, by hunger; to distress with hunger Yes
    famish Verb To force or constrain by famine Yes
    famish Verb To die of hunger; to starve Yes
    famish Verb To suffer extreme hunger or thirst, so as to be exhausted in strength, or to come near to perishing Yes
    famish Verb To suffer extremity from deprivation of anything essential or necessary Yes
    frantic Adjective In a state of panic, worry, frenzy, or rush Yes
    lather Noun The foam made by rapidly stirring soap and water Yes
    lather Verb To cover with lather Yes
    lavish Adjective Consuming or bestowing profusely Yes
    lavish Adjective Super-abundant; excessive Yes
    lavish Verb To consume or bestow with profusion; to squander 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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