Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10480

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    decrepit Adjective Weakened or worn out from age or wear Yes
    defendant Noun one who is sued and called upon to make satisfaction for a wrong Yes
    defendant Noun In criminal proceedings, the accused Yes
    refreshing Noun The action of refresh; refreshment given or received Yes
    refreshing Noun That which gives refreshment Yes
    refreshing Adjective That refreshes someone; pleasantly fresh and different; granting vitality and energy Yes
    refreshing Adjective Serving to refresh Yes
    refreshing Verb Present tense of refresh Yes
    replenish Verb To refill; to renew; to supply again or to add a fresh quantity Yes
    replenish Verb To fill Yes
    resentment Noun A feeling of anger, indignation, or extreme displeasure, especially one that results from a grievance, insult, or slight Yes
    surrender Verb To give up into the power, control, or possession of another Yes
    surrender Verb To yield to an enemy Yes
    surrender Verb To give oneself up into the power of another, especially as a prisoner; to submit or give in to Yes
    surrender Noun An act of surrendering, submission into the possession of another; abandonment, resignation Yes
    dilemma Noun A circumstance in which a choice must be made between two alternatives that seem equally undesirable Yes
    dilemma Noun A difficult or perplexing situation, circumstance or problem Yes
    dilemma Noun An argument that presents two alternatives, each of which has the same consequence Yes
    distemper Noun An infectious viral disease occurring in dogs Yes
    distemper Noun A viral disease of cats Yes
    distemper Noun Ill humor; testiness Yes
    distemper Noun A deranged condition of mind or body; a disorder or disease Yes
    distemper Noun Disorder or disturbance, especially of a social or political nature Yes
    distemper Noun A technique of decorative painting Yes
    distemper Noun A painting made by this method Yes
    domestic Adjective Of or related to the home Yes
    domestic Adjective Of or related to activities normally associated with the home, wherever they actually occur Yes
    domestic Adjective Kept by someone, for example, as a farm animal or a pet Yes
    domestic Adjective Internal to a specific country Yes
    domestic Noun A house servant; a maid Yes
    domestic Noun A domestic dispute, whether verbal or violent Yes
    embellish Verb To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate Yes
    embellish Verb To make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality; to distort Yes
    embezzle Verb To steal or misappropriate money that one has been trusted with Yes
    redundant Adjective In excess of what is required or sufficient; exceeding what is necessary Yes
    redundant Adjective Repetitive or needlessly wordy Yes
    redundant Adjective Involving redundancy in the provision of duplicate circuits or devices Yes
    concurrent Adjective Happening at the same time; simultaneous Yes
    concurrent Adjective Belonging to the same period; contemporary 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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