Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10444

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    howl Noun The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or wolf, or other similar sound Yes
    howl Noun A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail Yes
    howl Verb To utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do Yes
    howl Verb To utter a sound expressive of distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail Yes
    howl Verb To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast Yes
    howl Verb To utter with outcry Yes
    gown Noun A loose, flowing upper garment Yes
    gown Noun The ordinary outer dress of a woman Yes
    gown Noun The official robe of certain professional men and scholars, such as university students and officers, judges, etc. Yes
    gown Noun Any sort of dress or garb Yes
    gown Noun The robe worn by a surgeon Yes
    cowl Noun A monk's hood or hooded robe Yes
    cowl Noun A mask that covers the majority of the head Yes
    cowl Noun A metal protective covering that covers the engine Yes
    down Adverb From a higher position to a lower one; downwards Yes
    down Adverb South is at the bottom of typical maps Yes
    down Adverb Into a state of non-operation Yes
    down Preposition From one end to another; especially from a higher end to a lower Yes
    down Adjective Depressed, feeling low Yes
    down Adjective On a lower level than before Yes
    down Adjective Negative about, hostile to Yes
    down Adjective Relaxed about, accepting of Yes
    down Noun Soft, fluffy immature feathers from young birds. Used as insulating material in pillows, sleeping bags, and jackets Yes
    down Noun Field, especially for racing Yes
    down Noun Hill, rolling grassland Yes
    down Noun A single play in American football Yes
    down Verb To drink or swallow, especially without stopping before the vessel containing the liquid is empty Yes
    allow Verb To grant, give, admit, afford, or yield; to let one have Yes
    allow Verb To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion Yes
    allow Verb To grant license to; to permit; to consent to Yes
    allow Verb To let something happen, to admit Yes
    allow Verb To take into account by making an allowance: When calculating a budget for a construction project Yes
    endow Verb To furnish with money or its equivalent, as a permanent fund for support; to settle an income upon Yes
    endow Verb To enrich or furnish with anything of the nature of a gift Yes
    endow Verb To bestow freely Yes
    endow Verb To be furnished with something naturally Yes
    vowel Noun A sound produced by the vocal cords with relatively little restriction of the oral cavity, forming the prominent sound of a syllable Yes
    vowel Noun A letter from the group a, e, i, o, and u and sometimes y Yes
    crowd Verb To push, to press, to shove Yes
    crowd Verb To press or drive together; to mass together Yes
    crowd Verb To fill by pressing together Yes
    crowd Verb To press by solicitation; to urge; to treat discourteously or unreasonably Yes
    crowd Verb To urge or press forward; to force one's self Yes
    crowd Noun A number of things collected or closely pressed together; also, a number of things adjacent to each other Yes
    crowd Noun A group of people congregated or collected into a close body without order Yes
    prowl Verb To be on the lookout for some prey Yes
    prowl Verb To be watching over something Yes
    prowl Verb To wander around, seemingly aimlessly Yes
    scowl Noun The wrinkling of the brows or face in frowning; the expression of displeasure, sullenness, or discontent; an angry frown Yes
    scowl Noun Gloom; dark or threatening aspect Yes
    scowl Verb To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a frowning look; to look sour, sullen, or angry Yes
    scowl Verb To look gloomy, dark, or threatening; to lower Yes
    scowl Verb To look at or repel with a scowl or a frown Yes
    scowl Verb To express by a scowl Yes
    brown Noun A red-orange color, including the color of chocolate or coffee Yes
    brown Adjective Having a brown color Yes
    brown Verb To become brown Yes
    brown Verb To cook something until it becomes brown Yes
    flowery Adjective Pertaining to flowers Yes
    flowery Adjective Decorated with flowers Yes
    flowery Adjective Of a speech; too complicated; elaborate Yes
    powerful Adjective Having, or capable of, exerting power, potency, or influence Yes

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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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