Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10387

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    bigot Noun One strongly loyal to one's own social group, and irrationally intolerant or disdainful of others; racist Yes
    billet Noun A place where a soldier is assigned to lodge Yes
    billet Noun A semi-finished length of metal Yes
    billet Noun A short piece of wood, especially one used as firewood Yes
    billet Verb To lodge soldiers, usually by order Yes
    billet Verb To lodge, or be quartered, in a private house Yes
    blister Noun A small bubble on the skin, that contains watery fluid and is caused by burning, pressure, or infection Yes
    blister Noun A bubble, as on a painted surface Yes
    blister Verb To cause blisters to form Yes
    blister Verb To criticize severely Yes
    blister Verb To break out in blisters Yes
    cinder Noun Partially or completely burnt material that results from a fire of coal or wood, etc. Yes
    cinder Verb To reduce something to cinders Yes
    cricket Noun An insect that makes a chirping sound by rubbing its wing casings against combs on its hind legs Yes
    cricket Noun A game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England Yes
    fifty Noun The cardinal number occurring after forty-nine and before fifty-one Yes
    fifty Noun A fifty-dollar bill Yes
    fillet Noun A boneless cut or slice of meat or fish Yes
    fillet Noun A narrow band of ribbon, etc. worn around the head, usually as an ornament; headband Yes
    fillet Noun Any narrow strip of wood or metal Yes
    fillet Verb To cut or prepare meat or fish as a fillet Yes
    fillet Verb To cut fillets from Yes
    limpid Adjective Clear, particularly transparent or bright Yes
    pilfer Verb To steal in small quantities, or articles of small value; to practice petty theft Yes
    pillar Noun A large post, often used as supporting architecture Yes
    printer Noun One who makes prints Yes
    printer Noun The operator of a printing press or owner of a printing business Yes
    printer Noun A device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper 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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