Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10509

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    parole Noun The release of a prisoner on the understanding that he/she checks in regularly and obeys the law Yes
    parole Noun The amount of time a prisoner spends on limited release Yes
    parole Noun A limited sense of freedom Yes
    before Preposition Earlier than Yes
    before Preposition In front of Yes
    before Preposition In front of, according to the system of ordering items Yes
    before Adverb At an earlier time Yes
    before Adverb In advance Yes
    before Conjunction In advance of the time when Yes
    before Conjunction Rather or sooner than Yes
    indulge Verb To take pleasure in Yes
    indulge Verb To satisfy the wishes of; to give in to Yes
    repulse Verb To repel or drive back Yes
    repulse Verb To reject or rebuff Yes
    repulse Verb To cause revulsion Yes
    repulse Noun The act of repulsing or the state of being repulsed Yes
    repulse Noun Refusal, rejection, or repulsion Yes
    succumb Verb To yield to an overpowering force or overwhelming desire Yes
    succumb Verb To give up, or give in Yes
    succumb Verb To die Yes
    affront Verb To insult intentionally, especially openly Yes
    affront Verb To meet defiantly; confront Yes
    affront Noun An open or intentional offense, slight, or insult Yes
    among Preposition Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects Yes
    among Preposition Denotes belonging to a group Yes
    among Preposition Denotes a shared or common feature Yes
    retake Verb To take something again, or to take something back Yes
    retake Verb To capture or occupy somewhere again Yes
    retake Verb To photograph or film again Yes
    retake Noun A scene that is filmed again, or a picture that is photographed again Yes
    retrace Verb To trace again; to go back over something, usually in an attempt of rediscovery Yes
    repay Verb To pay back Yes
    delay Noun Previously unexpected period of time before an event occurs Yes
    delay Verb To put off until a later time; to distract Yes
    allay Verb To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm Yes
    allay Verb To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate 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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