Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10418

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    tall Adjective Having its top a long way up; having a great verticalextent; high Yes
    tall Adjective Having a vertical extent greater than the average Yes
    tall Adjective Hard to believe Yes
    wart Noun A small, often hard, and abnormal type of growth on the skin, usually caused by infection with certain viruses and occurring typically on the hands or feet Yes
    awe Noun A feeling of fear and reverence Yes
    awe Noun A feeling of amazement Yes
    awe Verb To inspire with fear and reverence Yes
    awe Verb To control by inspiring dread Yes
    default Noun The condition of failing to meet an obligation Yes
    default Noun A loss incurred by failing to compete Yes
    default Noun A value used when none has been given, for example Yes
    default Verb To fail to meet an obligation Yes
    default Verb To lose a competition by failing to compete Yes
    default Verb To assume a value when none was given Yes
    defraud Verb To obtain money or property by fraud; to swindle Yes
    assault Noun A violent onset or attack with physical means, such as blows, weapons, etc.; the rush or charge of an attacking force Yes
    assault Noun A violent onset or attack with moral weapons, such as words, arguments, appeals, etc. Yes
    assault Noun An apparently violent attempt, or willful offer with force or violence, to hurt another Yes
    assault Noun An intentional threat, show of force or movement that causes a reasonable fear, or an actual physical contact Yes
    assault Verb To attack, threaten, or harass Yes
    drawl Noun A way of speaking slowly while lengthening vowel sounds and running words together Yes
    drawl Verb To speak with a drawl Yes
    pawn Noun The most common chess piece, each side having eight. Yes
    pawn Noun Someone who is being manipulated or used to some end, usually not the end that individual would prefer Yes
    pawn Noun A type of shop that allows someone to buy and sell used items Yes
    pawn Noun An item sold to a pawn shop Yes
    pawn Noun An instance of selling to a pawn shop Yes
    pawn Verb To sell something to a pawn shop Yes
    sprawl Verb To sit with the limbs spread out Yes
    sprawl Verb To spread out in a disorderly fashion; to stray or wander about Yes
    sprawl Noun An clumsy sprawling posture Yes
    sprawl Noun A straggling haphazard chaotic growth, especially of housing on the edge of a city Yes
    warmth Noun A moderate degree of heat; the sensation of being warm Yes
    warmth Noun Friendliness, kindness, or affection Yes
    audience Noun A group of people seeing a performance Yes
    audience Noun The readership of a written publication Yes
    audience Noun A following; a group of attendants or admirers Yes
    plausible Adjective Seemingly or apparently valid, likely, or acceptable; credible Yes
    plausible Adjective Worthy of being applauded; praiseworthy; commendable Yes
    plausible Adjective Specifically pleasing; apparently right Yes
    plausible Adjective Using factual arguments or discourse Yes
    talkative Adjective Tending to talk a lot Yes
    talkative Adjective Speaking openly and honestly, neglecting privacy and consequences 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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