Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10451

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    thin Adjective Slim, narrow in size, and usually carrying little fat Yes
    thin Adjective Of low viscosity or low specific gravity, for example, as is water compared to honey Yes
    thin Adjective Scarce Yes
    thin Adjective Overly strict Yes
    thin Verb To make, or to become, thin or thinner Yes
    thin Verb To dilute Yes
    thaw Verb To melt, dissolve, or become fluid; to soften; said of that which is frozen Yes
    thaw Verb To become so warm as to melt ice and snow, in reference to the weather, and used impersonally Yes
    thaw Verb To grow gentle Yes
    thaw Verb To cause to melt, soften, or dissolve. Specifically by gradual warming Yes
    thaw Noun The melting of ice, snow, or other congealed matter; the resolution of ice, or similar, into the state of a fluid Yes
    thaw Noun A warmth of weather sufficient to melt that which is congealed Yes
    this Adjective The thing that is nearby Yes
    this Adjective The thing referred to previously Yes
    this Pronoun The thing, item, etc. being indicated Yes
    than Preposition Introduces a comparison, and is associated with comparatives, and with words such as more, less, and fewer Yes
    thesis Noun A statement supported by arguments Yes
    thesis Noun A written essay submitted for a university degree Yes
    gather Verb To bring together; to collect, as a number of separate things, into one place, or into one aggregate body; to assemble Yes
    gather Verb To pick out and bring together from among what is of less value; to collect, as a harvest; to harvest; to pick off; to pluck Yes
    gather Verb To accumulate by collecting and saving little by little; to amass; to gain; to heap up Yes
    gather Verb To bring closely together the parts or particles of; to contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or plaits, as a garment; to draw together, as a piece of cloth by a thread Yes
    gather Verb To derive, or deduce, as an inference; to collect, as a conclusion, from circumstances that suggest, or arguments that prove to infer; to conclude Yes
    gather Verb To gain; to win Yes
    gather Verb To haul in; to take up Yes
    gather Verb To come together; to collect; to unite; to become assembled; to congregate Yes
    gather Verb To increase Yes
    gather Verb To concentrate; to come to a head Yes
    gather Verb To collect or bring things together Yes
    bother Verb To annoy, to disturb Yes
    bother Verb To do something at one's own inconvenience Yes
    bother Verb To do something which is of negligible inconvenience Yes
    bother Noun Fuss, ado Yes
    bother Noun Trouble, inconvenience Yes
    breath Noun The act or process of breathing Yes
    breath Noun A single act of breathing in and out Yes
    breath Noun Air expelled from the lungs Yes
    breath Noun A rest or pause Yes
    theft Noun The act of stealing property Yes
    breathe Verb To repeatedly draw air into, and expel it from, the lungs in order to extract oxygen from it and excrete waste products Yes
    breathe Verb To exchange gases with the environment Yes
    breathe Verb Figuratively, to be relaxed or calm Yes
    breathe Verb Figuratively, to live Yes
    breathe Verb To repeatedly draw air into, and expel air from the lungs Yes
    breathe Verb To whisper quietly Yes
    mythical Adjective Existing in myth Yes
    mythical Adjective Not real; false or fabricated Yes
    theory Noun An unproven statement or idea Yes
    theory Noun An expectation of what should happen, barring unforeseen circumstances Yes
    theory Noun A coherent statement or set of statements that attempts to explain observed phenomena Yes
    theory Noun A logical structure in science that enables one to deduce the possible results of every experiment that falls within its scope Yes
    theory Noun A field of study attempting to exhaustively describe a particular class of concepts or ideas in math Yes
    hitherto Adverb Up to this or that time; until now Yes
    otherwise Adverb Differently, in another way Yes
    otherwise Adverb Under different circumstances Yes
    otherwise Adverb In all other respects but one Yes
    otherwise Adjective Other than supposed, different Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • Which parts of speech is the word used as (e.g. noun, verb)?
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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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