Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10395

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    balcony Noun An accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window Yes
    balcony Noun An accessible structure overlooking a stage Yes
    cavity Noun A hole or hollow depression Yes
    cavity Noun A hollow area within the body, such as the sinuses Yes
    cavity Noun A soft area in a decayed tooth Yes
    faculty Noun The teachers, instructors, and administrators of a university, college, or school Yes
    faculty Noun A division or department of learning in a university, such as medicine or law Yes
    faculty Noun An ability, skill, or power Yes
    gravity Noun The force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the Earth's mass for bodies near its surface Yes
    gravity Noun Gravitation, universal force exercised by two bodies onto each other Yes
    malady Noun Any ailment or disease of the human body; especially, a lingering or deep-seated disorder Yes
    malady Noun A moral or mental defect or disorder Yes
    vanity Noun Excessive pride in or admiration of one's own appearance or achievements Yes
    vanity Noun A dressing table used to apply makeup, groom, and style hair. Yes
    amputate Verb To surgically remove a part of the body, especially a limb Yes
    absolute Adjective Unlimited; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional, such as absolute power, absolute authority Yes
    absolute Adjective Complete in itself; perfect; faultless Yes
    absolute Adjective Viewed apart from modifying influences or without comparison with other objects; actual; real Yes
    absolute Adjective Unconnected by dependence on any other being; self-existent; self-sufficient Yes
    absolute Adjective Capable of being thought or conceived by itself alone Yes
    absolute Adjective Positive; clear; certain; not doubtful Yes
    absolute Adjective Pure; unmixed, as in absolute alcohol Yes
    altitude Noun The height measured from sea level up to any given point Yes
    altitude Noun A distance measured upwards Yes
    ambulance Noun An emergency vehicle that transports sick or injured people to a hospital Yes
    delicate Adjective Easily damaged, or requiring careful handling Yes
    delicate Adjective Characterized by a fine structure or thin lines Yes
    delicate Adjective Intended for delicate items Yes
    delicate Noun A delicate item of clothing Yes
    desolate Adjective Deserted and devoid of inhabitants Yes
    desolate Adjective Barren and lifeless Yes
    desolate Adjective Made unfit for habitation or use Yes
    desolate Adjective Sad, forlorn, and hopeless Yes
    desolate Verb To deprive somewhere of inhabitants; to abandon or forsake something; to make someone sad, forlorn, and hopeless Yes
    devastate Verb To ruin many or all things over a large area, such as most or all buildings of a city, cities of a region, or trees of a forest Yes
    devastate Verb To overwhelm; stun 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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