Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10499

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    federal Adjective Derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations Yes
    federal Adjective Pertaining to the national government level Yes
    federal Noun A law-enforcement official of the FBI; short for federal agent Yes
    cannibal Noun An organism which eats others of its own species Yes
    factory Noun A place where manufacturing takes place Yes
    factory Noun A building within which manufacturing takes place Yes
    factory Noun A device which produces or manufactures something Yes
    gallery Noun An place for the exhibition and conservation of works of art Yes
    gallery Noun An establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art Yes
    gallery Noun Uppermost seating area projecting from the rear or side walls of a theater, hall, or auditorium Yes
    manual Noun A booklet that instructs on the usage of a particular machine Yes
    manual Noun A manual transmission; a gearbox, especially of a motorized vehicle, shifted by the operator Yes
    manual Noun A vehicle with a manual transmission Yes
    manual Adjective Done or operated by hand Yes
    manual Adjective Involving or using human effort, skill, power, energy, etc. Yes
    parasol Noun A small light umbrella used as protection from the sun Yes
    sentinel Noun A sentry or guard Yes
    sentinel Verb To watch over something as a guard Yes
    resident Noun A person, animal, or plant living at a location or in an area Yes
    resident Noun A graduated medical student who is receiving advanced training in a specialty Yes
    resident Adjective The person on hand who is the strongest in a particular skill or profession Yes
    resident Adjective A student in the medical profession who watches a licensed doctor in order to learn a skill Yes
    myriad Adjective Great in number; innumerable Yes
    myriad Noun A vast diversity or number Yes
    slippery Adjective Of a surface, having low friction. Hard to grip, hard to stand on without falling, etc Yes
    tyranny Noun A government in which a single ruler has absolute power Yes
    tyranny Noun The office or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler Yes
    tyranny Noun Absolute power, or its use Yes
    tyranny Noun Extreme severity or rigor Yes
    symphony Noun An extended piece of music of sophisticated structure, usually for an orchestra Yes
    symphony Noun Harmony in music or color, or a harmonious combination of elements Yes

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    • 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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