Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10478

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    appeal Verb To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court Yes
    appeal Verb To call upon another to decide a question, to confirm, strengthen, or support a statement Yes
    appeal Verb To be attractive Yes
    appeal Noun An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for re-examination or review Yes
    appeal Noun The right of appeal in law Yes
    appeal Noun An accusation; Yes
    appeal Noun An accusation of a felon at common law by one of his accomplices Yes
    appeal Noun A summons to answer to a charge Yes
    appeal Noun A call upon a person or an authority for proof or decision Yes
    appeal Noun Resort to physical means; recourse Yes
    appear Verb To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible Yes
    appear Verb To come before the public Yes
    appear Verb To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or similar Yes
    appear Verb To become visible to the apprehension of the mind; to be known as a subject of observation or comprehension Yes
    appear Verb To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look Yes
    appease Verb To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify; to dispel anger or hatred Yes
    acquire Verb To get Yes
    acquire Verb To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own Yes
    assign Verb To designate or set apart something for some purpose Yes
    assign Verb To appoint or select someone for some office Yes
    assign Verb To allot or give something as a task Yes
    assign Verb To attribute or sort something into categories Yes
    assign Verb To transfer property, a legal right, etc. from one person to another Yes
    demise Noun The conveyance or transfer of an estate, either in fee for life or for years, most commonly the latter Yes
    demise Noun Transmission by formal act or conveyance to an heir or successor; transference Yes
    demise Noun Death Yes
    comprise Verb To be made up of; to consist of Yes
    comprise Verb To include, to contain Yes
    comprise Verb To compose Yes
    discreet Adjective Respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic Yes
    discreet Adjective Not drawing attention, anger, or challenge; inconspicuous Yes
    extreme Adjective Of a place, the most remote, farthest or outermost Yes
    extreme Adjective In the greatest or highest degree; intense Yes
    extreme Adjective Excessive, or far beyond the norm Yes
    extreme Adjective Drastic, or of great severity Yes
    extreme Adjective Of sports, difficult or dangerous; performed in a hazardous environment Yes
    extreme Noun The greatest or utmost point, degree, or condition Yes
    extreme Noun Each of the things at opposite ends of a range or scale Yes
    extreme Noun A drastic expedient Yes
    impeach Verb To hinder Yes
    impeach Verb To bring a legal proceeding against a public official, to remove them from office for misbehavior Yes
    impeach Verb To discredit an individual or group with presumed expertise Yes
    disguise Noun Clothing people put on in order to hide their identity Yes
    disguise Noun The appearance of something on the outside which masks what is beneath Yes
    disguise Verb To change the appearance of something so as to hide identity Yes
    disguise Verb To prevent giving away or revealing something secret Yes
    ignite Verb To set fire to something, to light something Yes
    ignite Verb To enthuse Yes
    inquire Verb To ask about Yes
    inquire Verb To make an inquiry, or an investigation Yes

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