Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10423

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    term Noun One of two or more divisions of a school year, during which instruction is regularly provided Yes
    term Verb To phrase a certain way, especially with an unusual wording Yes
    pearl Adjective Of, or pertaining to, pearl or pearls; made of pearls, or of mother-of-pearl Yes
    pearl Adjective Resembling a pearl in form or color Yes
    pearl Adjective Set with a pearl or pearls or covered or inlaid with pearls or mother-of-pearl Yes
    pearl Noun A smooth, rounded bead formed within the shells of certain mollusks and composed of the mineral aragonite or calcite in a matrix, deposited in concentric layers as a protective coating around an irritating foreign object: valued as a gem when lustrous and finely covered. Yes
    pearl Noun Something precious or choice; the finest example of anything Yes
    err Verb To go astray in thought or belief; be mistaken; be incorrect Yes
    err Verb To violate accepted moral standards; sin Yes
    learn Verb To acquire, or attempt to acquire knowledge or an ability to do something Yes
    learn Verb To attend a course or other educational activity Yes
    learn Verb To make use of a bad experience Yes
    learn Verb To improve, may be used in an order Yes
    learn Verb To be studying to take a driving test, etc., or to do a driving test, etc. Yes
    learn Verb To come to know; to become informed of; to find out Yes
    ermine Noun A weasel, found in northern latitudes; its dark brown fur turns white in winter Yes
    ermine Noun The white fur of this animal Yes
    ermine Noun A symbol of purity in poetry Yes
    early Adjective At a time in advance of the usual or expected event Yes
    early Adjective Arriving a time before expected; sooner than on time Yes
    early Adjective Near the start or beginning Yes
    early Adverb At a time before expected; sooner than usual Yes
    perfect Adjective Fitting its definition precisely Yes
    perfect Adjective Having all of its parts in harmony with a common purpose Yes
    perfect Adjective Thoroughly skilled or talented Yes
    perfect Adjective Excellent and delightful in all respects Yes
    perfect Verb To make perfect; to improve Yes
    mercer Noun A merchant dealing in fine cloth Yes
    terse Adjective Brief, concise, to the point Yes
    terse Adjective Abruptly or rudely short Yes
    merge Verb Combine or be combined into a whole Yes
    merge Verb Blend gradually into something else Yes
    yearn Verb To have a strong, melancholy desire for something Yes
    swerve Verb To stray; to wander Yes
    swerve Verb To go out of a straight line; to deflect Yes
    swerve Verb To wander from any line prescribed, or from a rule or duty; to depart from what is established by law, duty, custom, etc.; to deviate Yes
    swerve Verb To bend; to incline Yes
    swerve Verb To climb or move upward by winding or turning Yes
    swerve Verb To turn aside Yes
    personal Adjective Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things Yes
    personal Adjective Of, or pertaining to, a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; proper to private Yes
    personal Adjective Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance Yes
    personal Adjective Done in person; without the intervention of another Yes
    personal Adjective Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an envious and offensive manner Yes
    merchandise Noun Manufactured goods offered for sale Yes
    merchandise Verb To engage in the trade of; to buy and sell; deal in Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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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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