Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10450

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    gem Noun A precious stone, usually valuable or prized for its beauty or shine Yes
    gem Noun Any precious or highly valued thing or person. Yes
    gearing Noun The ratio of a system of gears. Yes
    gender Noun Differences between men and women Yes
    gender Noun Gender role; culture specific behavior norms, normally but not necessarily, associated with one's gender Yes
    gender Noun A division of nouns and pronouns, such as masculine, feminine, neuter, or common Yes
    gender Noun The sex of individuals, male or female Yes
    gender Verb To bring into existence or engender Yes
    sluggish Adjective Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive Yes
    sluggish Adjective Slow; having little motion Yes
    sluggish Adjective Having no power to move one's self or itself; inert Yes
    sluggish Adjective Characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple Yes
    gesture Noun A motion of the limbs or body, especially one made to emphasize speech Yes
    gesture Noun An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of attitude Yes
    gesture Verb To make a gesture or gestures Yes
    gesture Verb To express something by a gesture or gestures Yes
    slug Noun Any of many terrestrial gastropod mollusks, having no shell Yes
    slug Noun A bullet Yes
    slug Noun A shot of a drink, usually alcoholic Yes
    slug Noun A title, name, or header Yes
    slug Noun A lazy person, a sluggard Yes
    slug Verb To drink quickly; to gulp Yes
    slug Verb To down a shot Yes
    slug Verb To hit very hard Yes
    crag Noun A rocky outcrop Yes
    giddiness Noun The state of being giddy Yes
    guillotine Noun A machine used for the application of capital punishment by decapitations Yes
    guillotine Noun A machine used for cutting stacks of paper to straight edges, usually by means of a hinged blade attached to a flat platform Yes
    guillotine Verb To execute, cut, or cut short by use of a guillotine Yes
    general Adjective Not specific or particular Yes
    general Adjective Concerned with, applicable to, or affecting the whole or every member of a class or category Yes
    general Noun Military rank in the army and air force that is higher than colonel or brigadier, and is usually the highest rank group Yes
    general Noun Short for general anesthetic Yes

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    • 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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