Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10494

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    grieve Noun A governor of a town or province Yes
    grieve Verb To cause sorrow or distress Yes
    grieve Verb To feel very sad about; to mourn; to sorrow for Yes
    grieve Verb To experience grief Yes
    thieve Verb To commit theft Yes
    pieced Verb Simple past tense of piece Yes
    sheik Noun The leader of an Arab village, family, or small tribe Yes
    sheik Noun An Islamic religious clergy; the leader of an Islamic religious order Yes
    sheik Noun An official title for members of the royal family as well as some prominent families Yes
    retrieve Verb To regain or get back something Yes
    retrieve Verb To rescue or save something Yes
    retrieve Verb To make a difficult but successful return of the ball Yes
    retrieve Verb To remedy or rectify something Yes
    retrieve Verb To remember or recall something Yes
    retrieve Verb To fetch or carry back something Yes
    apiece Adverb Each by itself; by the single one; to each; as the share of each Yes
    conceit Noun An excessively favorable opinion of oneself or one's own ability, importance, etc.; vain pride Yes
    conceit Noun Something conceived in the mind, especially a novel, thought, or fanciful idea Yes
    conceit Noun Imagination; a whim; fanciful notion Yes
    conceit Noun An ingenious or witty turn of phrase or thought, especially of a far-fetched or exaggerated nature Yes
    conceit Verb To flatter, especially oneself Yes
    believe Verb To accept that someone is telling the truth Yes
    believe Verb To accept as true Yes
    believe Verb To consider likely Yes
    believe Verb To have religious faith Yes
    besiege Verb To surround with armed forces Yes
    besiege Verb To beleaguer, lay siege to, beset Yes
    deceive Verb To trick or mislead Yes
    relief Noun The removal of stress or discomfort Yes
    relief Noun The feeling associated with the removal of stress or discomfort Yes
    relief Noun Something that relieves Yes
    relief Noun The person who takes over a shift for another Yes
    relief Noun Aid or assistance offered in time of need Yes
    relief Noun Court-ordered compensation, aid, or protection, a redress Yes
    relief Noun Tax savings Yes
    relief Noun A type of artwork in which shapes or figures protrude from a flat background Yes
    relief Noun The difference made noticeable by a variation in light or color Yes
    relief Noun The different elevations of the earth's surface Yes
    relieve Verb To lift up; to raise again, as one who has fallen; to cause to rise Yes
    relieve Verb To cause to seem to rise; to give prominence or conspicuousness to; to set off by contrast Yes
    relieve Verb To raise up something in; to introduce a contrast or variety into; to remove the monotony or sameness of Yes
    relieve Verb To raise or remove, as anything which depresses, weighs down, or crushes; to render less burdensome or afflicting; to alleviate Yes
    relieve Verb To free, wholly or partly, from any burden, trial, evil, distress, etc.; to give ease, comfort, or consolation to; to give aid or help to Yes
    relieve Verb To release from a post, station, or duty; to put another in place of, or to take the place of, in the bearing of any burden Yes
    relieve Verb To ease of any imposition, burden, wrong, or oppression, by judicial or legislative interposition, as by the removal of a grievance, Yes
    deceiver Noun A person who lies; one who tricks or misleads Yes
    deceitful Adjective Deliberately misleading or cheating Yes
    deceitful Adjective Deceptive in multiple ways Yes
    achieving Verb Present tense of achieve Yes
    achieving Noun Achievements, emphasizing the process of accomplishing them Yes
    receiver Noun A person who receives something Yes
    receiver Noun A person who acts as trustee for a bankruptcy Yes
    receiver Noun A person who accepts stolen goods Yes
    receiver Noun A football player who accepts the ball after it has been snapped Yes
    receiver Noun Any of several electronic devices that receives signals and converts them into sound or vision Yes
    receiver Noun A court administrator Yes

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    • What words rhyme with this word?

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