Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10405

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    lamb Noun A young sheep, of up to one year of age Yes
    lamb Noun The flesh of a lamb used as food Yes
    lamb Noun A person who is gentle, meek, innocent Yes
    lamb Verb Of a sheep, to give birth to a lamb Yes
    lamb Verb To assist sheep in giving birth to lambs Yes
    comb Noun A toothed implement for grooming the hair Yes
    comb Noun A fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles: crest Yes
    comb Verb To groom the hair with a toothed implement Yes
    comb Verb To search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb Yes
    tomb Noun A small building for the remains of the dead Yes
    dumb Adjective Unable to speak; lacking power of speech Yes
    dumb Adjective Describing something, especially a person, that is extremely stupid Yes
    dumb Adjective Describing something unintellectual Yes
    dumb Adjective Pointless, or serving to create more problems than it solves Yes
    dumb Verb To silence Yes
    dumb Verb To make stupid Yes
    dumb Verb To represent as stupid Yes
    dumb Verb To reduce the intellectual demands of Yes
    numb Adjective Without the power of sensation and motion or feeling, insensible Yes
    bomb Noun A device filled with explosives used for destroying things Yes
    bomb Noun A failure; an unpopular commercial product Yes
    bomb Verb To attack something by using one or more bombs; to bombard Yes
    bomb Verb To fail spectacularly Yes
    crumb Noun A small piece of cake, bread, etc. that has broken off Yes
    crumb Noun A small particle or amount of anything; fragment; bit Yes
    crumb Noun The soft inner portion of a bread surrounded by crust Yes
    crumb Noun A contemptible, untrustworthy, or worthless person Yes
    crumb Verb To break into crumbs or small fragments Yes
    thumb Noun The short thick digit of the human hand that has the most mobility and can be made to oppose all of the other fingers Yes
    thumb Verb To touch with the thumb Yes
    thumb Verb To turn the pages of a book, etc. in order to read it briefly Yes
    debt Noun An action, state of mind, or object one has an obligation to perform for another, or give to another Yes
    debt Noun The state or condition of owing something to another Yes
    debt Noun Money that one person or entity owes or is required to pay to another, generally as a result of a loan or other financial transaction Yes
    doubt Verb To lack confidence in; to disbelieve, question, or suspect Yes
    doubt Noun Uncertainty, disbelief Yes
    psalm Noun A sacred song; a poetic composition for use in the praise or worship of God Yes
    debtor Noun A person or firm that owes money; one in debt; one who owes a debt Yes
    debtor Noun One who owes another anything, or is under obligation, arising from express agreement, implication of law, etc., to pay money or to fulfill some other obligation Yes
    doubtful Adjective Subject to, or causing doubt Yes
    doubtful Adjective Experiencing or showing doubt Yes
    doubtful Adjective Undecided, or of uncertain outcome Yes
    doubtful Adjective Improbable or unlikely Yes
    doubtful Adjective Suspicious, or of questionable character Yes
    subtle Adjective Hard to grasp; not obvious or easily understood; barely noticeable Yes
    subtle Adjective Cleverly contrived; Skillful Yes
    subtle Adjective Cunning, sly, crafty Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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