Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10469

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    calf Noun A young cow or bull Yes
    calf Noun A young elephant, seal, or whale Yes
    calf Noun A chunk of ice broken off of a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg Yes
    calf Noun The back of the leg below the knee Yes
    calf Noun The muscle in the back of the leg below the knee Yes
    half Adjective Consisting of a moiety, or half Yes
    half Adjective Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect Yes
    half Adverb In an equal part or degree Yes
    half Noun One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided Yes
    half Noun Half of a standard measure Yes
    half Noun The fraction obtained by dividing 1 by 2 Yes
    talk Noun A conversation Yes
    talk Noun What is being said about a subject of interest Yes
    talk Noun A lecture Yes
    talk Verb To communicate to someone else by means of voice Yes
    talk Verb To communicate to someone else by means other than speech Yes
    walk Verb To move on the feet by alternately setting each foot forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times Yes
    walk Verb To go free, particularly when actually guilty Yes
    walk Verb To travel by walking Yes
    walk Verb To take for a walk Yes
    walk Verb To allow a baseball batter to reach base by pitching four balls Yes
    walk Verb To move something by shifting between two positions, as if it were walking Yes
    walk Noun A trip made by walking Yes
    walk Noun A distance walked Yes
    walk Noun A manner of walking Yes
    walk Noun A path, sidewalk, or other maintained place on which to walk Yes
    walk Noun An instance of walking a batter Yes
    chalk Noun A soft, white, powdery limestone Yes
    chalk Noun A hard white solid that is used for drawing and for writing on a blackboard Yes
    chalk Noun A white powdery substance used to prevent hands slipping from holds when climbing Yes
    chalk Verb To apply chalk to anything, such as the tip of a billiards cue Yes
    chalk Verb To record something, as on a blackboard, using chalk Yes
    chalk Verb To use powdered chalk to mark the lines on a playing field Yes
    chalk Verb To record a score or event, as if on a chalkboard Yes
    lawn Noun A type of thin linen or cotton Yes
    lawn Noun An open space between woods Yes
    lawn Noun Ground covered with grass kept closely mown Yes
    fault Noun A defect; something that detracts from perfection Yes
    fault Noun A mistake or error Yes
    fault Noun A weakness of character Yes
    fault Noun A minor offense Yes
    fault Noun Blame; the responsibility for a mistake Yes
    fault Noun A fracture in a rock formation causing a discontinuity Yes
    fault Noun An illegal tennis serve Yes
    fault Noun An abnormal electrical connection in a circuit Yes
    fault Verb To criticize, blame, or find fault with something or someone Yes
    fault Verb To fracture Yes
    fault Verb To commit a mistake or error Yes
    spawn Verb To bring something into being, especially in large numbers Yes
    spawn Noun Offspring Yes
    drift Noun The act or motion of drifting; the force which impels or drives; an overpowering influence or impulse Yes
    drift Noun A place, also known as a ford, along a river where the water is shallow Yes
    drift Noun Course or direction along which anything is driven; setting Yes
    drift Noun That which is driven, forced, or urged along Yes
    drift Noun Anything driven at random Yes
    drift Noun A mass of matter such as snow which has been driven or forced together in a body or heap Yes
    drift Noun A slightly tapered tool of steel for enlarging or shaping a hole in metal Yes
    drift Noun A deviation from the line of fire, peculiar to oblong projectiles. Yes
    drift Verb To move slowly, pushed by currents of water, air, etc Yes
    drift Verb To move haphazardly without any destination Yes
    drift Verb To deviate gently from the intended direction of travel Yes
    fund Noun A sum or source of money Yes
    fund Verb To pay for Yes
    verse Noun A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme Yes
    verse Noun Poetic form in general Yes
    verse Noun One of several similar units of song, consisting of several lines, generally rhymed Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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