Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10419

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    wand Noun A stick or staff, used to perform a useful function, such as a magic wand Yes
    squat Noun A building occupied without permission, as practiced by a squatter Yes
    squat Noun A position assumed by bending deeply at the knees while resting on one's feet Yes
    squat Noun Something of no value; nothing Yes
    squat Verb To bend deeply at the knees while resting on one's feet Yes
    squat Verb To occupy without permission Yes
    watch Noun A portable or wearable timepiece Yes
    watch Noun A particular time period when guarding is kept Yes
    watch Noun A person or group of people who guard Yes
    watch Verb To look at, see, or view for a period of time Yes
    watch Verb To observe something over a period of time; to notice or pay attention Yes
    watch Verb To mind, attend, or guard Yes
    watch Verb To be wary or cautious of someone or something Yes
    wanton Adjective Cruel for no reason Yes
    wanton Adjective Unprovoked or impulsively violent or malicious Yes
    wanton Adjective Undisciplined Yes
    wanton Noun A wanton person Yes
    wanton Verb To act wantonly; become wanton Yes
    wanton Verb To waste or squander, especially in pleasure Yes
    wander Verb To move without purpose; often in search of livelihood Yes
    wander Verb To go somewhere indirectly or at varying speeds; to move in a curved path Yes
    wander Verb Of the mind, to lose focus or clarity of argument or attention Yes
    wander Noun The act or instance of wandering Yes
    squander Verb To waste Yes
    wallow Verb To roll one's self about, as in deep mud; to tumble and roll about; to move lazily or heavily Yes
    wallow Verb To roll; especially, to roll in anything unclean Yes
    wallow Verb To live in filth or gross habit Yes
    wallow Verb To wither; to fade Yes
    wallow Noun An instance of wallowing Yes
    wallow Noun A pool of water or mud in which animals wallow Yes
    squash Noun A game played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets Yes
    squash Noun Any of various tendril-bearing plants, having fleshy edible fruit with a leathery rind, such as watermelons, pumpkins, and cucumbers Yes
    squash Noun The fruit of any of these plants, eaten as a vegetable, such as winter squash Yes
    squash Verb To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush Yes
    squad Noun A group of people organized for some common purpose Yes
    squad Noun A small unit of tactical military personnel, or of police officers Yes
    squad Noun A sports team Yes
    swamp Noun A type of wetland that stretches for vast distances, and is home to many creatures Yes
    swamp Verb To overwhelm; to make too busy or overrun capacity Yes
    whatever Adjective No matter which; for any Yes
    whatever Pronoun Anything that Yes
    whatever Interjection A single-word expression used discourteously to indicate that the speaker does not consider the matter worthy of further discussion Yes
    whatever Interjection Anything; used to indicate that the speaker does not care which of several options should be chosen 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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