Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10496

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    shambles Noun A scene of great disorder or ruin Yes
    shambles Noun A great mess or clutter Yes
    shambles Noun A scene of bloodshed, carnage, or devastation Yes
    transcript Noun Something which has been made into a full written or typewritten copy Yes
    transcript Noun A written version of what was said orally Yes
    transcript Noun A sequence of RNA produced by transcription Yes
    menace Noun A perceived threat or danger Yes
    menace Noun The act of threatening Yes
    menace Noun A dangerous person Yes
    menace Verb To make threats; to intimidate Yes
    menace Verb To endanger someone or something; to imperil or jeopardize Yes
    shepherd Noun A person who tends sheep Yes
    shepherd Noun Someone who watches over, looks after, or guides Yes
    shepherd Verb To watch over; to guide Yes
    wholesome Adjective Promoting good moral, mental, and physical health and well-being Yes
    wholesome Adjective Sound and healthy Yes
    wholesome Adjective Promoting virtue or being virtuous Yes
    shrivel Verb To collapse inward; to crumble Yes
    shrivel Verb To become wrinkled Yes
    jostle Verb To bump into or brush against while in motion Yes
    jostle Verb To move through by pushing and shoving Yes
    jostle Verb To be close to or in contact with Yes
    jostle Verb To pick or attempt to pick pockets Yes
    jostle Verb To contend with physically in order to acquire or obtain something Yes
    jostle Noun An experience in which jostling occurs Yes
    jostle Noun Being crowded or in a condition of jostling Yes
    button Noun A disc that is passed through a slit in the adjacent material, serving as a fastener Yes
    button Noun A mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger in order to open or close an electric circuit or to activate a mechanism Yes
    button Noun In computer software, an on-screen control that can be selected as an activator of an attached function Yes
    button Noun A badge worn on clothes, fixed with a pin through the fabric Yes
    button Noun A plant bud Yes
    button Verb To fasten with a button Yes
    picnic Noun A meal eaten outdoors or in another informal setting Yes
    picnic Noun An easy or pleasant task Yes
    grumble Noun A low, thundering, rumbling, or growling sound Yes
    grumble Noun The sound made by a hungry stomach Yes
    grumble Noun A complaint Yes
    grumble Verb To make a low growling or rumbling noise Yes
    grumble Verb To complain Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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