Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10443

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    voice Noun Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song Yes
    voice Noun Sound of the kind or quality heard in speech or song in the consonants b, v, d, etc., and in the vowels; utterance; tone - distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in f, s, sh, etc., and also whisper Yes
    voice Noun The tone or sound emitted by anything Yes
    voice Noun Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion Yes
    voice Noun Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote Yes
    voice Noun Command; precept - now chiefly used in scriptural language Yes
    voice Noun One who speaks; a speaker Yes
    voice Verb To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce Yes
    voice Verb To utter with vocal tone; to pronounce with a narrowed glottis and rapid vibrations of the vocal cords Yes
    troy Adjective Of, or relating to, troy weight - A system of units of weight / mass, mostly used for precious metals and gemstones Yes
    poise Noun A state of balance, equilibrium, or stability Yes
    poise Noun Composure; freedom from embarrassment or affectation Yes
    poise Noun Facial expression or attitude; bearing or deportment of the head or body Yes
    poise Noun A condition of hovering, or being suspended Yes
    poise Verb To balance or hover Yes
    poise Verb To draw up into readiness Yes
    recoil Noun The amount of energy transmitted back to the shooter from a firearm which has fired Yes
    recoil Verb To pull back, especially in disgust, horror, or astonishment Yes
    rejoice Verb To make happy, exhilarate Yes
    rejoice Verb To be very happy, be delighted, exult; to feel joy Yes
    destroy Verb To damage beyond use or repair Yes
    destroy Verb To remove data, thereby making resources available Yes
    destroy Verb To defeat soundly Yes
    destroy Verb To put down or euthanize Yes
    employ Verb To give someone work or a job Yes
    employ Verb To put something into use or service; to make use of Yes
    spoil Verb To ruin Yes
    spoil Verb To coddle or pamper to excess Yes
    spoil Verb Of food, to become bad, sour, or rancid Yes
    spoil Noun Plunder taken from an enemy or victim Yes
    spoil Noun Material removed in the course of an excavation, or in mining, or dredging Yes
    moist Adjective Slightly wet Yes
    moist Adjective About to cry Yes
    broil Verb To cook by direct, radiant heat Yes
    broil Verb To expose to great heat: Yes
    broil Verb To be exposed to great heat Yes
    broil Noun Food prepared by broiling Yes
    broil Verb To cause a rowdy disturbance; embroil Yes
    choice Noun An option; a decision; an opportunity to choose or select something Yes
    choice Noun One selection or preference; that which is chosen or decided; the outcome of a decision Yes
    choice Noun Anything that can be chosen Yes
    choice Noun The best or most preferable part Yes
    choice Adjective Especially good or preferred Yes
    enjoyment Noun The act of enjoying something Yes
    enjoyment Noun Something that gives pleasure Yes
    enjoyment Noun The exercise of a legal right Yes
    disjointed Adjective Not connected, coherent, or continuous Yes
    employment Noun The act of employing and the state of being employed Yes
    employment Noun The work or occupation for which one is paid Yes
    employment Noun An activity to which one devotes time Yes
    employment Noun The number or percentage of people at work Yes
    appointment Noun The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust Yes
    appointment Noun The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position Yes
    appointment Noun Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement Yes
    appointment Noun An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement 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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