Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10408

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    shrewd Adjective Showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters Yes
    shrewd Adjective Artful, tricky, or sly Yes
    shrewd Adjective Streetwise Yes
    shrift Noun The act of going to or hearing a religious confession Yes
    shrift Noun Confession to a priest Yes
    shrike Noun Any of various perching birds which are known for their habit of catching other birds and small animals and impaling the uneaten portions of their bodies on thorns Yes
    shrunk Verb Past tense of to shrink Yes
    thrill Verb To suddenly excite someone, or to give someone great pleasure; to electrify Yes
    thrill Verb To cause something to tremble or quiver Yes
    thrill Verb To feel a sudden excitement Yes
    thrill Verb To tremble or quiver Yes
    thrill Noun A trembling or quivering, especially one caused by emotion Yes
    thrill Noun A cause of sudden excitement; a kick Yes
    three Noun One plus two. This many: ??? Yes
    three Noun The digit/figure 3 Yes
    thrash Verb To beat mercilessly Yes
    thrash Verb To defeat utterly Yes
    threat Noun An expression of intent to injure or punish another Yes
    threat Noun An indication of imminent danger Yes
    threat Noun A person who is regarded as a danger; a menace Yes
    throng Noun A group of people crowded or gathered closely together; a multitude Yes
    throng Noun A group of things; a host or swarm Yes
    throng Verb To crowd into a place, especially to fill it Yes
    throng Verb To gather together Yes
    throve Verb Past tense of thrive Yes
    thrust Noun A push, stab, or lunge forward Yes
    thrust Noun The force generated by propulsion, as in a jet engine Yes
    thrust Noun The primary effort; the goal Yes
    thrust Verb To make advances with force Yes
    thrust Verb To force something upon someone Yes
    thrust Verb To push out or extend rapidly or powerfully Yes
    throat Noun The front part of the neck Yes
    throat Noun The gullet or windpipe Yes
    throat Noun A narrow opening in a vessel 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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