Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10475

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    deport Verb To evict, especially from a country Yes
    remote Adjective At a distance; disconnected Yes
    remote Adjective Distant or otherwise inaccessible Yes
    remote Adjective Unlikely Yes
    remote Adjective Emotionally detached Yes
    remote Noun Short for remote control Yes
    attempt Noun The action of trying at something Yes
    attempt Noun An assault or attack Yes
    attempt Verb To try Yes
    distress Noun discomfort Yes
    distress Noun Serious danger Yes
    distress Verb To cause strain or anxiety to someone Yes
    distress Verb To retain someone's property against the payment of a debt Yes
    distress Verb To treat an object, such as an antique, to give it an appearance of age Yes
    connect Verb To join two or more pieces Yes
    connect Verb To join an electrical or telephone line to a circuit or network Yes
    connect Verb To associate Yes
    connect Verb To make a travel connection Yes
    deflect Verb Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening Yes
    deflect Verb Turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest Yes
    deflect Verb Turn aside and away from an initial or intended course Yes
    deflect Verb Draw someone's attention away from something Yes
    deflect Verb Impede the movement of Yes
    dilute Verb To add more of a solvent to a solution; especially to add more water Yes
    dilute Verb To weaken Yes
    dilute Adjective Having a low concentration Yes
    dilute Adjective Weak Yes
    ensue Verb To occur afterwards, as a result or effect Yes
    imbue Verb The act of wetting or staining an object completely with some physical quality Yes
    imbue Verb In general, any act which results in an object becoming completely permeated or impregnated by some quality Yes
    abridge Verb To make shorter; to shorten in duration; to lessen; to diminish Yes
    abridge Verb To shorten or contract by using fewer words, yet retaining the sense; to condense Yes
    abridge Verb To deprive; to cut off - followed by of 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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