Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10425

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    sting Noun A bump left on the skin after having been stung Yes
    sting Noun A bite by an insect Yes
    sting Noun A sharp, localized pain primarily on the outer layer of skin Yes
    sting Noun A police operation in which the police pretend to be criminals in order to catch a criminal Yes
    sting Noun A short percussive phrased played by a drummer to accent the punchline in a comedy show Yes
    sting Noun A brief sequence of music used in films and TV as a form of punctuation in a dramatic or comedic scene Yes
    sting Verb To hurt, usually by introducing poison or a sharp point Yes
    sting Verb Of an insect, to bite Yes
    bliss Noun Perfect happiness; utter joy or contentment Yes
    bliss Noun The joy of heaven; the ecstasy of salvation; spiritual joy Yes
    bliss Noun Heaven; paradise Yes
    inch Noun A unit of length equal to one-twelfth of a foot and equivalent to 2.54 centimeters Yes
    inch Noun The amount of water which would cover a surface to the depth of an inch, used as a measurement of rainfall Yes
    inch Noun A very short distance Yes
    inch Verb To move very slowly in a particular direction Yes
    strip Noun A long, thin piece of a bigger item Yes
    strip Noun A series of drawings Yes
    strip Noun A landing runway for aircraft Yes
    strip Noun A street with multiple shopping or entertainment possibilities Yes
    strip Verb To remove or take away Yes
    strip Verb To completely take away, to plunder Yes
    strip Verb To remove the threads from a screw or the teeth from a gear Yes
    strip Verb To remove color from hair, cloth, etc. to prepare it to receive new color Yes
    pivot Noun A pin, point, or short shaft on the end of which something rests and turns, or upon and about which something rotates or oscillates Yes
    pivot Noun The end of a shaft or arbor, resting and turning in a bearing Yes
    pivot Noun Any thing or person on which something or someone functions or depends vitally Yes
    pivot Noun Turning about on one foot Yes
    pivot Verb To turn on or as on a pivot Yes
    pivot Verb To mount on, attach by, or provide with a pivot or pivots Yes
    splinter Noun A long, sharp fragment of material; often wood Yes
    splinter Noun A group that formed by splitting off from a larger membership Yes
    splinter Verb To break apart into splinters Yes
    splinter Verb To cause to break apart into splinters Yes
    tinder Noun Small dry sticks, etc., used to help light a fire Yes
    wicked Adjective Evil or mischievous by nature; morally bad in principle or practice; sinful; twisted Yes
    wicked Adjective Mischievous or playfully malicious Yes
    wicked Adjective Distressingly severe, as a storm, wound, or cold Yes
    wicked Adjective Unjustifiable; dreadful; beastly Yes
    wicked Adjective Having a bad disposition; ill-natured; mean Yes
    wicked Adjective Spiteful; malevolent; vicious Yes
    wicked Adjective Extremely troublesome or dangerous Yes
    wicked Adjective Unpleasant; foul Yes
    wicked Adjective Excellent; wonderful; deeply satisfying Yes
    wicked Adverb Very; extremely; totally Yes
    spring Verb To start to exist Yes
    spring Verb To jump or leap Yes
    spring Verb To release or set free, especially from prison Yes
    spring Noun The first of the four seasons, in which plants spring from the ground and trees come into blossom Yes
    spring Noun A place where water emerges from the ground Yes
    spring Noun A mechanical device made of flexible or coiled material that exerts force when it is bent, compressed, or stretched Yes
    twitch Noun A brief, small movement out of place and then back again; a spasm Yes
    twitch Verb To perform a twitch; spasm Yes
    twitch Verb To jerk sharply and briefly Yes
    thick Adjective Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite in its smallest solid dimension Yes
    thick Adjective Measuring a certain number of units in this dimension Yes
    thick Adjective Heavy in build Yes
    thick Adjective Densely crowded or packed Yes
    thick Adjective Having a thick, sticky consistency Yes
    thick Adjective Abounding in number Yes
    thick Adjective Impenetrable to sight Yes
    thick Adjective Difficult to understand, or poorly articulated Yes
    thick Adjective Stupid Yes
    thick Adjective Friendly or intimate Yes
    thick Adverb In a thick manner Yes
    thick Adverb Thickly Yes
    thick Noun The thickest, or most active or intense part of something 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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