Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10521

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    metaphor Noun The use of a word or phrase to refer to something that it isn't, implying a similarity between the word or phrase used and the thing described Yes
    metaphor Noun The word or phrase used in this way; an implied comparison Yes
    editor Noun A person who edits or makes changes to documents Yes
    editor Noun A copy editor Yes
    editor Noun A person who edited a specific document Yes
    editor Noun A person at a newspaper or similar institution who edits stories and decides which ones to publish Yes
    editor Noun A machine used for editing movie film Yes
    editor Noun A program for creating and making changes to files, especially text files Yes
    editor Noun Someone who manipulates video footage and assembles it into the correct order, etc. for broadcast Yes
    senator Noun A member, normally elected, in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate Yes
    specimen Noun An individual instance that represents a class; an example Yes
    specimen Noun A sample, especially one used for diagnostic analysis Yes
    speculate Verb To think, meditate, or reflect on a subject; to deliberate or cogitate Yes
    speculate Verb To make an inference based on inconclusive evidence; to state as an opinion or guess: Yes
    speculate Verb To make a risky trade in the hope of making a profit; to venture or gamble Yes
    formula Noun Any mathematical rule or principal frequently expressed in algebraic symbols Yes
    formula Noun A symbolic expression of the structure of a compound Yes
    formula Noun A liquid food for infants, containing most of the nutrients in human milk Yes
    formula Noun A plan of action intended to solve a problem Yes
    formula Noun A formulation; a prescription; a mixture or solution made in a prescribed manner; the identity and quantities of ingredients of such a mixture Yes
    formula Noun Any fixed or conventional method for doing something Yes
    orderly Noun A hospital attendant given a variety of non-medical duties Yes
    orderly Noun A soldier who carries out minor tasks for a superior officer Yes
    orderly Adjective Having or with order Yes
    orphanage Noun A public institution for the care and protection of orphans Yes
    criticism Noun The act of criticizing; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique: Yes
    cylinder Noun A solid figure bounded by a cylinder and two parallel planes intersecting the cylinder Yes
    cylinder Noun Any object in the form of a circular cylinder Yes
    cylinder Noun A cylindrical cavity or chamber in a mechanism, such as the counterpart to a piston found in a piston-driven engine Yes
    cylinder Noun A container in the form of a cylinder with rounded ends for storing pressurized gas Yes
    cylinder Noun An early form of phonograph recording, made on a wax cylinder Yes
    mystery Noun Something secret or unexplainable; unknown Yes
    mystery Noun Someone or something with an obscure or puzzling nature Yes
    mystify Verb To thoroughly confuse, befuddle, or bewilder Yes
    physical Adjective Having to do with the body Yes
    physical Adjective Having to do with the material world Yes
    physical Adjective Involving bodily force Yes
    physical Adjective Having to do with physics Yes
    physical Noun Physical examination Yes
    typify Verb To embody, exemplify; to represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance Yes
    typify Verb To portray stereotypically Yes
    typify Verb To serve as a typical or reference specimen of a species 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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