Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10465

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    drowsy Adjective Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy Yes
    drowsy Adjective Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific Yes
    drowsy Adjective Dull; stupid Yes
    fountain Noun An ornamental water feature Yes
    fountain Noun The structure from which water issues Yes
    fountain Noun A spring Yes
    fountain Noun A source Yes
    fountain Verb To flow or gush as if from a fountain Yes
    cypress Noun An evergreen cone-bearing tree with flattened shoots bearing small scale-like leaves Yes
    Friday Proper Noun The day that follows Thursday and precedes Saturday Yes
    Friday Adverb On Friday Yes
    iceberg Noun A huge mass of ocean-floating ice which has broken off a glacier or ice shelf Yes
    libel Noun A written or pictorial statement which unjustly seeks to damage someone's reputation Yes
    libel Noun The act or crime of displaying such a statement publicly Yes
    libel Verb To defame someone Yes
    migrate Verb To change habitations across a border Yes
    migrate Verb To relocate periodically from one region to another, usually according to the seasons Yes
    migrate Verb To move slowly towards, usually in groups Yes
    migrate Verb To move computer code or files from one computer or network to another Yes
    powder Noun The fine particles to which any dry substance is reduced by pounding or grinding, or into which it falls by decay; dust Yes
    powder Noun An explosive mixture used in gunnery, blasting, etc.; gunpowder Yes
    powder Verb To reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into a powder; to pulverize Yes
    powder Verb To sprinkle with powder, or as with powder; to be sprinkled Yes
    powder Verb To be reduced to powder; to become like powder Yes
    powder Verb To use powder on the skin or hair Yes
    prowess Noun Skillfulness and manual ability; dexterity Yes
    prowess Noun Distinguished bravery or courage, especially in battle; heroism Yes
    soundings Noun The act of measuring the depth of an area of water with or as if with a lead and line Yes
    soundings Noun Water shallow enough for depth measurements to be taken by a hand line Yes
    soundings Noun The results or measurement obtained by sounding with a lead and line Yes
    soundings Noun A probe of the environment for scientific observation Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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