Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10472

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    elopement Noun The act of running away with a lover for the purpose of getting married Yes
    exponent Noun A person or thing that is a representative, advocate, type, or symbol of something Yes
    exponent Noun A person or thing that expounds, explains, or interprets Yes
    exponent Noun A math symbol or number placed above and after another symbol or number to denote the power to be raised Yes
    heroic Adjective Of or relating to a hero Yes
    heroic Adjective Courageous; displaying heroism Yes
    detachment Noun The act of detaching; separation Yes
    detachment Noun The state of being detached or disconnected; insulation Yes
    detachment Noun Indifference to the concerns of others; aloofness Yes
    detachment Noun Absence of bias; impartiality; objectivity Yes
    detachment Noun The separation of a military unit from the main body for particular purpose or a special mission Yes
    detachment Noun A permanent unit organized for special duties Yes
    detachment Noun Any smaller portion of a main body separately employed Yes
    dogmatic Adjective Stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid Yes
    dramatic Adjective Of or relating to the drama Yes
    dramatic Adjective Characteristic of or appropriate to the drama, especially while involving conflict or contrast; vivid; moving Yes
    dramatic Adjective Striking; highly effective; arresting or forceful in appearance or effect Yes
    dramatic Adjective Having a powerful, expressive singing voice Yes
    dramatic Adjective Showing too much feeling or emotion Yes
    ecstatic Adjective Feeling or characterized by intense pleasure Yes
    ecstatic Adjective Extremely happy Yes
    elastic Adjective Capable of stretching; capable of stretching so as to return to an original shape or size when force is released Yes
    elastic Adjective Made of elastic Yes
    elastic Adjective Of clothing, elasticated Yes
    elastic Adjective Sensitive to changes in price Yes
    elastic Noun An stretchy material used in clothing, particularly in waistbands and cuffs Yes
    elastic Noun A stretchable band Yes
    inducement Noun An incentive that helps bring about a desired state Yes
    inducement Noun An introductory statement of facts or background information Yes
    acumen Noun Quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination Yes
    allurement Noun Attractiveness, allure or charisma Yes
    allurement Noun An enticement, inducement or bait Yes
    amusement Noun Entertainment Yes
    amusement Noun Something entertaining or amusing Yes

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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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