Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10454

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    quack Noun The sound made by a duck Yes
    quack Noun A fraudulent or incompetent doctor of medicine, an impostor who claims to have qualifications to practice medicine Yes
    quack Noun A charlatan Yes
    quack Adjective Falsely presented as having medicinal powers Yes
    quack Verb To make a noise like a duck Yes
    queen Noun A female monarch Yes
    queen Noun The wife of a king Yes
    queen Noun A chess piece able to move both horizontally and diagonally any number of spaces; most powerful piece Yes
    queen Noun Playing card with a picture of a queen on its face Yes
    queen Noun A powerful or forceful female person Yes
    queen Noun A reproductive female animal in a hive, such as an ant, bee, termite, or wasp Yes
    queen Verb To make a queen Yes
    queen Verb To convert a pawn into a queen in chess Yes
    plaque Noun Any flat, thin piece of metal, clay, ivory, or similar, used for ornament, or for painting pictures upon, such as a slab, plate, dish, etc., hung upon a wall Yes
    plaque Noun An accumulation of bacteria on teeth Yes
    plaque Noun An accumulation of fat, usually cholesterol, in blood vessels Yes
    clique Noun A small, exclusive group of individuals Yes
    quorum Noun The minimum number of members required for a group to officially conduct business and to cast binding votes Yes
    quorum Noun A selected body of persons Yes
    piquant Adjective Engaging; charming Yes
    quote Verb To refer to a statement that has been made by someone else Yes
    quote Verb To prepare a summary of work to be done and set a price Yes
    quote Verb To name the current price of Yes
    quote Noun A statement attributed to someone else Yes
    quote Noun A quotation mark Yes
    quote Noun A summary of work to be done with a set price Yes
    quote Noun A quotation Yes
    torque Noun Something that produces or tends to produce torsion or rotation Yes
    torque Noun The measured ability of a rotating element, as of a gear or shaft, to overcome turning resistance Yes
    torque Verb To apply a rotational force to a nut, bolt, etc. Yes
    torque Verb To cause to rotate or twist Yes
    torque Verb To rotate or twist Yes
    quotation Noun A fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • Know how to pronounce the word.
    • 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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