Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10522

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    butler Noun A manservant having charge of wines and liquors Yes
    butler Noun The chief male servant of a household who has charge of other employees, receives guests and directs the serving of meals Yes
    judgment Noun The act of judging Yes
    judgment Noun The power or faculty of performing such operations; especially, when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely Yes
    judgment Noun The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision Yes
    judgment Noun The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge Yes
    cottage Noun A small house; a cot; a hut Yes
    forage Verb To search for and gather food for animals, particularly cattle and horses Yes
    forage Verb To rampage through, gathering and destroying as one goes Yes
    forage Verb To rummage Yes
    forage Noun Fodder for animals, especially cattle and horses Yes
    forage Adjective Of or pertaining to forage or foraging Yes
    hostage Noun A person given as a pledge or security for the performance of the conditions of a treaty or stipulations of any kind, on the performance of which the person is to be released Yes
    prostrate Adjective Lying flat, face down Yes
    prostrate Verb To lay flat or face down, prone; flatten Yes
    prostrate Verb To be emotionally devastated Yes
    prostrate Verb To become physically incapacitated from environmental exposure or debilitating disease Yes
    common Adjective Mutual; shared by more than one Yes
    common Adjective Occurring or happening regularly or frequently; usual Yes
    common Adjective Found in large numbers or in a large quantity Yes
    common Adjective Simple, ordinary Yes
    common Adjective Of or pertaining to uncapitalized nouns in English, for example, common nouns vs. proper nouns Yes
    common Noun Mutual good, shared by more than one Yes
    common Noun A tract of land in common ownership Yes
    dogma Noun A doctrine or a set of doctrines relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth in an authoritative manner by a church Yes
    dogma Noun An authoritative principle, belief, or statement of opinion, especially one considered to be absolutely true Yes
    dolphin Noun A carnivorous aquatic mammal inhabiting mostly in the shallower seas of the continental shelves Yes
    dolphin Noun A fish, the mahi-mahi or dorado, scientific name Coryphaena hippurus, with a dorsal fin that runs the length of the body, also known for iridescent coloration Yes
    hostile Adjective Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; unfriendly Yes
    hostile Adjective Opposed in feeling, action, or character Yes
    hostile Adjective Not friendly, warm, or generous; not hospitable Yes
    hostile Noun A person or thing that is antagonistic or unfriendly Yes
    hostile Noun An enemy soldier, plane, ship, etc. Yes

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    • What is the origin or etymology of the word?
    • What words rhyme with this word?

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