Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10414

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    span Noun The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended or nine inches Yes
    span Noun A small space or a brief portion of time Yes
    span Noun The length of a cable, wire, rope, chain, etc. between two consecutive supports Yes
    span Verb To traverse the distance between Yes
    span Verb To cover or extend over an area or time period Yes
    trap Noun A machine or other device designed to catch animals Yes
    trap Noun A trick or arrangement designed to catch someone in a more general sense Yes
    trap Noun A covering over a hole or opening; a trapdoor Yes
    trap Noun Any device used to hold and suddenly release an object Yes
    trap Verb To catch in a trap or traps Yes
    trap Verb To set traps for game; to make a business of trapping game Yes
    sham Noun A fake; an imitation that purports to be genuine Yes
    sham Noun Trickery, hoaxing Yes
    sham Noun A decorative cover for a pillow Yes
    sham Verb To deceive, cheat, lie Yes
    adder Noun A small serpent Yes
    adder Noun Someone who, or something which, performs arithmetic additions Yes
    adder Noun Something which adds or increases Yes
    anvil Noun A heavy iron block used by a blacksmith as a surface upon which metal can be struck and shaped Yes
    banish Verb To send away and forbid from returning Yes
    brandy Noun An alcoholic liquor distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice Yes
    brandy Noun Any variety of brandy Yes
    brandy Noun A glass of brandy Yes
    brandy Verb To preserve, flavor, or mix with brandy Yes
    crack Noun A thin and usually jagged space opened in a previously solid material Yes
    crack Noun A narrow opening Yes
    crack Noun When forming an opening, a small amount Yes
    crack Noun The sharp sound made when solid material breaks Yes
    crack Noun Any sharp sound Yes
    crack Noun A sharply humorous comment; a wisecrack Yes
    crack Noun An opportunity to attempt something Yes
    crack Verb To form cracks Yes
    crack Verb To break apart under pressure Yes
    crack Verb To become debilitated by psychological pressure Yes
    crack Verb To yield under interrogation Yes
    crack Verb To make a cracking sound Yes
    crack Verb To make a sharply humorous comment Yes
    crack Verb To make a crack or cracks in Yes
    crack Verb To break open or crush to small pieces by impact or stress Yes
    crack Verb To strike forcefully Yes
    crack Verb To open slightly Yes
    crack Verb To cause to yield under interrogation or other pressure Yes
    crack Verb To solve a difficult problem Yes
    crack Verb To cause to make a sharp sound Yes
    crack Verb To open a canned beverage, or any packaged drink or food Yes
    crack Verb To tell a joke Yes
    crack Adjective Highly trained and competent Yes
    gland Noun An organ in an animal which secretes something Yes
    gland Noun A secreting structure on the surface of an organ in a plant Yes
    slack Noun The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it Yes
    slack Adjective Lax; not tense; not firmly extended Yes
    slack Adjective Weak; not holding fast Yes
    slack Adjective Remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not eager Yes
    slack Adjective Not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow, moderate; easy Yes
    slack Verb To procrastinate; to be lazy; to refuse or dislike exerting effort Yes
    plaid Adjective Having a checkered pattern or marked with bars or stripes at right angles to one another Yes
    plaid Noun A rectangular garment or piece of cloth, usually made of the checkered material Yes
    plaid Noun A checkered cloth or pattern Yes
    candidate Noun A person who seeks an office, honor, etc. Yes
    candidate Noun A person who is selected by others as a contestant for an office, honor, etc. Yes
    candidate Noun A person who is deserving of or seems destined for a certain end or fate Yes
    calico Adjective Having a pattern of red and contrasting areas, resembling the color of calico cloth Yes
    calico Noun A kind of rough cloth, often printed with a bright pattern Yes
    gratitude Noun The state of being grateful Yes
    magistrate Noun A judicial officer with limited authority to administer and enforce the law 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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