Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10476

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    dismiss Verb To discharge; to end the employment or service of Yes
    dismiss Verb To order to leave Yes
    dismiss Verb To dispel; to rid one's mind of Yes
    dismiss Verb To reject; to refuse to accept Yes
    amidst Preposition In the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; among Yes
    bewitch Verb To cast a spell on someone or something Yes
    bewitch Verb To astonish or amaze Yes
    recruit Noun A supply of anything wasted or exhausted; a reinforcement Yes
    recruit Noun Specifically, a man enlisted for service in the army; a newly enlisted soldier Yes
    recruit Verb To repair by fresh supplies, as anything wasted; to remedy lack or deficiency in Yes
    recruit Verb To restore the wasted vigor of; to renew in strength or health; to reinvigorate Yes
    recruit Verb To supply with new men, as an army; to fill up or make up by enlistment; also, to muster; to enlist Yes
    recruit Verb To gain new supplies of anything wasted; to gain health, flesh, spirits, or similar; to recuperate Yes
    recruit Verb To gain new supplies of men for military or other service; to raise or enlist new soldiers; to enlist troops Yes
    recluse Noun A person who lives in self-imposed isolation or seclusion from the world, especially for religious purposes; a hermit Yes
    recluse Noun A brown recluse spider Yes
    refute Verb To prove to be false or incorrect Yes
    refute Verb To deny the truth or correctness of something Yes
    eclipse Noun An astronomical alignment in which one object casts a shadow on another object Yes
    eclipse Verb Of astronomical bodies, to cause an eclipse Yes
    eclipse Verb To overshadow; to be better or more noticeable than Yes
    extinct Adjective No longer erupting Yes
    extinct Adjective No longer used; obsolete, discontinued Yes
    extinct Adjective No longer in existence; having died out Yes
    forgive Verb To pardon, to waive any negative feeling or desire for punishment Yes
    forgive Verb To accord forgiveness Yes
    inflict Verb To thrust upon; to impose 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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