Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10432

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    wolf Noun A large wild member of the dog family, closely related to the domestic dog Yes
    wolf Verb To devour; to gobble; to eat something voraciously Yes
    would Verb Simple past tense of will Yes
    would Verb Indicating in action or state that is conditional on another Yes
    would Verb Indicating a possible future action or state Yes
    would Verb Indicating an action in the past that was planned or intended Yes
    would Verb Indicating an action in the past that happened repeatedly or commonly Yes
    would Verb Used to express a polite request Yes
    would Verb Used to indicate a wish or desire Yes
    could Verb Simple past tense of can Yes
    could Verb Used to express possibility Yes
    could Verb Used to express conditional possibility or ability Yes
    could Verb Used in making polite requests Yes
    could Verb Used in asking for permission Yes
    could Verb Used in offering suggestions or advice Yes
    should Verb Simple past tense of shall Yes
    should Verb Used to express condition Yes
    should Verb Must; ought; used to indicate duty, propriety, or expediency Yes
    woman Noun An adult female human being Yes
    born Adjective Brought forth by birth Yes
    born Adjective Possessing from birth the quality, circumstances, or character stated Yes
    born Adjective Native to the locale stated; immigrated to the present place from the locale stated Yes
    born Verb Past tense of bear; give birth to Yes
    horn Noun One of the bony, permanent, hollow paired growths, often curved and pointed, that project from the upper part of the head of certain Yes
    horn Noun An article made of the material of an animal horn or similar substance, such as a thimble, spoon, or shoehorn Yes
    horn Noun Something resembling or suggesting an animal horn Yes
    horn Noun A wind instrument, originally formed from the hollow horn of an animal, but now usually made of brass or other metal, or plastic Yes
    horn Noun An instrument for sounding a warning signal, such as an automobile horn Yes
    horn Noun An instrument resembling a musical horn and used to signal others Yes
    horn Noun The high protuberant part at the front and top of certain saddles; a pommel, especially a high one Yes
    horn Noun A telephone Yes
    horn Verb To butt or gore with the horns Yes
    horn Adjective Made of horn Yes
    torture Noun Certain, clearly defined acts perpetrated against helpless prisoners, to force them to suffer excruciating pain and discomfort Yes
    torture Noun Cruel and outrageous acts that terrorize helpless prisoners to force or coerce them to react in a way that satisfies the torturer Yes
    torture Noun Any act committed by an official of a government against a prisoner of war which could cause undue pain, as clearly defined by many international agreements Yes
    torture Noun The suffering of the heart imposed by one on another, as in personal relationships Yes
    torture Verb To perform illegal acts of pain or suffering on helpless prisoners Yes
    forked Verb To split into two or more directions Yes
    forked Adjective Something that splits into two or more directions, or parts Yes
    former Adjective Preceding in time; prior or earlier; previous Yes
    former Adjective Past, long past, or ancient Yes
    former Adjective Preceding in order; being the first of two Yes
    former Adjective Being the first mentioned of two Yes
    former Adjective Having once, or previously, been; erstwhile Yes
    former Noun A person or thing that forms or serves to form; a maker or creator Yes
    forward Adjective Towards the front or at the front Yes
    forward Adjective Without customary restraint Yes
    forward Adverb Towards the front or from the front Yes
    forward Adverb In the usual direction of travel Yes
    forward Adverb Into the future Yes
    forward Verb To send something received to a third party Yes
    forward Noun An umbrella term for a center or winger in ice hockey Yes
    forward Noun The small forward or power forward position Yes
    forward Noun The front part of a vessel Yes
    corpse Noun A dead body Yes
    thorn Noun A sharp protective spine of a plant Yes
    thorn Noun Any of various thorny shrubs or trees Yes
    thorn Noun Something that wounds, annoys, or causes discomfort Yes
    thorn Noun A runic character ?, borrowed into the Latin alphabet and representing the initial th sounds in thin and they Yes
    scorn Verb To feel contempt or disdain for something or somebody; to despise Yes
    scorn Verb To scoff, express contempt Yes
    scorn Verb To reject, turn down Yes
    scorn Noun Contempt or disdain towards a despicable or unworthy person Yes
    scorch Noun A slight or surface burn Yes
    scorch Noun A discoloration caused by heat Yes
    scorch Noun Brown discoloration on the leaves of plants caused by heat, lack of water, or by fungi Yes
    scorch Verb To burn the surface of something so as to discolor it Yes
    scorch Verb To wither, parch, or destroy something by heat or fire Yes
    scorch Verb To become scorched or slightly burned Yes
    scorch Verb To move at high speed Yes

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    • 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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