Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10477

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    austere Adjective Grim or severe in manner or appearance; stern; strict Yes
    austere Adjective Lacking trivial decoration; not extravagant or gaudy Yes
    revere Verb To regard someone or something with great awe or devotion Yes
    revere Verb To venerate someone or something as an idol Yes
    awry Adverb sideways, crookedly; askew Yes
    awry Adverb Perversely, improperly Yes
    awry Adjective Turned or twisted toward one side; crooked, distorted, out of place Yes
    awry Adjective Wrong or distorted; perverse, amiss Yes
    beguile Verb To deceive or delude Yes
    beguile Verb To charm, delight, or captivate Yes
    deprive Verb To take something away; deny someone of something Yes
    decrease Noun An amount by which a quantity is decreased Yes
    decrease Verb To become smaller Yes
    decrease Verb To make smaller Yes
    increase Verb To become large Yes
    increase Verb To make larger Yes
    increase Noun An amount by which a quantity is increased Yes
    increase Noun For a quantity, the act or process of becoming larger Yes
    repeal Verb To cancel Yes
    describe Verb To represent in words Yes
    describe Verb To give rise to a geometrical structure: Yes
    despise Verb To regard with contempt or scorn: Yes
    prescribe Verb To order a drug or medical device for use by a particular patient Yes
    prescribe Verb To specify as a required procedure or ritual Yes
    decline Noun Downward movement, fall Yes
    decline Noun A sloping downward, for example, of a hill or road Yes
    decline Noun A weakening Yes
    decline Verb To move downwards, to fall, to drop Yes
    decline Verb To become weaker or worse Yes
    decline Verb To refuse 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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