Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10389

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    paid Verb Past tense of pay Yes
    grain Noun The harvested seeds of various grass-related food crops, such as wheat, corn, barley, etc. Yes
    grain Noun A single seed of grain Yes
    grain Noun The crops from which grain is harvested Yes
    grain Noun A single particle of a substance Yes
    staid Adjective Sober; solemn Yes
    rail Noun A horizontal bar extending between supports and used for support or as a barrier; a railing Yes
    rail Noun The metal bar that makes the track for a railroad Yes
    rail Noun A railroad; a railway Yes
    flail Noun A tool used for threshing Yes
    flail Verb To beat using a flail or similar Yes
    flail Verb To wave or swing vigorously Yes
    flail Verb To thresh Yes
    quail Noun A small game bird, often with a top knot Yes
    quail Verb To shrink or waver; to become fearful or doubtful Yes
    snail Noun Any of very many mollusk animals having a coiled shell Yes
    bound Verb Past tense of bind Yes
    bound Noun The border of a territory, which one must cross in order to enter or leave the territory Yes
    bound Verb To surround a territory Yes
    bound Noun A sizeable jump Yes
    bound Verb To move by jumping Yes
    bound Adjective Ready to start or go; moving in the direction of Yes
    bound Adjective Constrained by something, or constrained to something Yes
    found Verb Past tense of find Yes
    found Verb To begin building Yes
    found Verb To start some type of organization or company Yes
    ground Noun The surface of the Earth Yes
    ground Noun Terrain Yes
    ground Noun Soil, earth Yes
    ground Noun The bottom of a body of water Yes
    ground Noun An electrical conductor connected to the ground Yes
    ground Verb To connect to a ground Yes
    ground Verb To require a disobedient child to remain at home, usually as a punishment Yes
    ground Verb To forbid an aircraft or pilot to fly Yes
    ground Verb Past tense of grind Yes
    hound Noun A dog, particularly a breed with a good sense of smell developed for hunting other animals Yes
    hound Verb To persistently harass Yes
    mound Noun An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; a regular and isolated hill Yes
    mound Noun Where the baseball pitcher stands to pitch Yes
    pound Noun A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces Yes
    pound Noun The symbol # Yes
    pound Noun A unit of currency used in the United Kingdom and its dependencies. Its symbol is ? Yes
    pound Noun A place for the detention of stray or wandering animals Yes
    pound Noun A place for the detention of automobiles, as in an impound lot Yes
    pound Noun A hard blow Yes
    pound Verb To strike something or someone hard repeatedly Yes
    pound Verb To crush to pieces; to pulverize 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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