Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10424

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    crime Noun An act committed in violation of the law Yes
    crime Noun The practice or habit of committing crimes Yes
    shrine Noun A place of religious devotion or commemoration Yes
    shrine Noun Any place or object hallowed by its history or association with a revered person or object or with an important event Yes
    shrine Noun Any structure or place consecrated or devoted to some saint, holy person, or deity, as an altar, chapel, church, or temple Yes
    thrive Verb To grow or increase in bulk or stature; to grow vigorously; to flourish Yes
    thrive Verb To increase in wealth or success; to prosper, be profitable Yes
    diet Noun The food and beverage a person or animal consumes Yes
    diet Noun A controlled regimen of food and drink, as to gain or lose weight or otherwise influence health Yes
    diet Noun By extension, any habitual intake or consumption Yes
    diet Verb To modify one's food and beverage intake so as to decrease or increase body weight or influence health Yes
    quiet Adjective With little or no sound; denoting absence of disturbing noise Yes
    quiet Adjective Having little motion or activity; calm Yes
    quiet Adjective Not busy, of low quantity Yes
    quiet Adjective Not talking much; or of not talking loudly; reserved Yes
    quiet Verb To become quiet, silent, still, tranquil, calm Yes
    quiet Verb To cause someone to become quiet Yes
    quiet Noun The absence of sound; quietness Yes
    quiet Noun The absence of movement; stillness, tranquility Yes
    spice Noun Plant matter used to season or flavor food Yes
    spice Noun Any variety of various herbs used to enhance the taste of food Yes
    spice Verb To add spice or spices to Yes
    strive Verb To try to achieve a result Yes
    slime Noun Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive Yes
    bribery Noun The making of illegal payment, or bribes, to persons in official positions as a means of influencing their decisions Yes
    liable Adjective Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable Yes
    liable Adjective Exposed to a certain contingency or casualty, more or less probable Yes
    icicle Noun A tapering spike of ice formed by the freezing of dripping or falling water Yes
    icicle Noun A thin strip of paper, plastic, or foil, usually silvery, for hanging on a Christmas tree as decoration; also known as tinsel Yes
    icicle Noun A cold, unemotional person Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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