Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10457

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    oppress Verb To keep down by force Yes
    oppress Verb To make sad or gloomy Yes
    redress Noun The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment Yes
    redress Noun A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or oppression; hence, relief; remedy; reparation Yes
    redress Noun One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser Yes
    redress Noun The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set Yes
    redress Verb To dress again Yes
    redress Verb To put in order again; to set right; to revise Yes
    redress Verb To set right; as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from Yes
    redress Verb To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon Yes
    redress Verb The act of redecorating a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set Yes
    alarm Noun A summons to arms, as on the approach of an enemy Yes
    alarm Noun Any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger; a warning sound to arouse attention; a warning of danger Yes
    alarm Noun Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, Yes
    alarm Noun A mechanical contrivance for awaking persons from sleep, or rousing their attention Yes
    alarm Verb To call to arms for defense; to give notice to of approaching danger; to rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert Yes
    alarm Verb To keep in excitement; to disturb Yes
    alarm Verb To surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear Yes
    afar Adverb At, to, or from, a great distance; far away - often used with from preceding, or off following Yes
    remark Noun Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation Yes
    remark Noun The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice Yes
    remark Verb To make a remark or remarks; to comment Yes
    remark Verb To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out Yes
    remark Verb To take notice of, or to observe, mentally Yes
    remark Verb To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say Yes
    debark Verb To unload goods from an aircraft or ship Yes
    debark Verb To disembark Yes
    embark Verb To get on a boat or ship Yes
    embark Verb To start, begin Yes
    acquit Verb To set free, release, or discharge from an obligation, duty, liability, burden, or from an accusation or charge; to find not guilty: Yes
    acquit Verb To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear off; to pay off; to fulfill Yes
    adrift Adjective Floating at random Yes
    adrift Adverb In a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves Yes
    remiss Adjective At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations Yes
    befit Verb To be fit for Yes
    persist Verb To continue to exist Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

    • Use the word in an original sentence.
    • Find and learn the definition of the word.
    • 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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