Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10434

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    tool Noun An implement, especially one held in the hand for performing or facilitating mechanical operations Yes
    tool Noun Any instrument of manual operation Yes
    tool Noun Equipment used in a profession Yes
    tool Noun Something regarded as necessary to the carrying out of one's occupation or profession: Our hands are the tools of our trade Yes
    tool Noun Anything used as a means of accomplishing a task or purpose Yes
    tool Verb To work or shape with a tool Yes
    tool Verb To work decoratively with a hand tool Yes
    tool Verb To equip with tools or machinery Yes
    tool Verb To work with a tool Yes
    noon Noun Time of day when the sun is at the highest point in the sky; twelve o'clock in the day, midday Yes
    noon Noun The highest, brightest, or finest point or part Yes
    spool Noun A device around which thread, wire, or cable is wound, especially a cylinder or spindle Yes
    spool Verb To send files to some device or program that puts them in a queue for later processing of some kind Yes
    groove Noun A long, narrow channel or depression, such as a slot cut into a hard material to provide a location for an engineering component Yes
    groove Noun A fixed routine Yes
    groove Noun The middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit Yes
    groove Noun A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm Yes
    groove Verb To create, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music Yes
    moonshine Noun The light of the moon; moonlight Yes
    moonshine Noun Illegally distilled liquor Yes
    moonshine Noun Nonsense Yes
    blooming Adjective Opening in blossoms; flowering Yes
    blooming Adjective Thriving in health, beauty, and vigor; indicating the freshness and beauties of youth or health Yes
    blooming Verb Present tense of bloom Yes
    gloomy Adjective Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded Yes
    gloomy Adjective Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy Yes
    groom Noun A man who is about to become or has recently become part of a married couple. Short form of bridegroom Yes
    groom Noun A person who cares for horses Yes
    groom Verb To attend to one's appearance and clothing Yes
    groom Verb To care for horses or other animals by brushing and cleaning them Yes
    school Noun An institution dedicated to teaching and learning; an educational institution Yes
    school Noun A group of fish or a group of marine mammals such as porpoises, dolphins, or whales Yes
    school Noun The time during which classes are attended or in session in an educational institution Yes
    school Verb To educate, teach, or train Yes
    soothe Verb To calm someone or some situation Yes
    soothe Verb To ease or relieve pain or suffering Yes
    soothe Verb To bring comfort or relief Yes
    smooth Adjective Free from projections or unevenness of surface; not rough Yes
    smooth Adjective Without difficulty, problems, or unexpected consequences or incidents Yes
    smooth Adjective Ingratiatingly polite or suave Yes
    smooth Verb To remove in making something smooth Yes
    roominess Noun The quality of being roomy; Spacial largeness and extensiveness Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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