Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10498

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    educate Verb To instruct or train Yes
    ebony Noun A hard, heavy, deep black wood Yes
    ebony Noun A tree that yields such wood Yes
    ebony Noun A deep, dark black color Yes
    ebony Adjective Made of ebony Yes
    ebony Adjective Of a deep, dark black color Yes
    effigy Noun A dummy or other crude representation meant to represent a person or group that is hated Yes
    effigy Noun A likeness of a person Yes
    elephant Noun A mammal having a trunk, and two large ivory tusks jutting from the upper jaw Yes
    elephant Noun Anything huge and ponderous Yes
    embassy Noun The function or duty of an ambassador Yes
    embassy Noun An organization or group of officials who represent a state Yes
    embassy Noun The official residence of an ambassador Yes
    admiral Noun A naval officer of the highest rank Yes
    admiral Noun A butterfly of Europe and America, especially a red admiral or white admiral Yes
    agony Noun Violent contest or striving Yes
    agony Noun Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the body Yes
    agony Noun Random or sudden outbursts of joy; keen emotion Yes
    agony Noun The last struggle of life; death struggle Yes
    alcohol Noun An intoxicating beverage made by the fermentation of sugar or sugar-containing material Yes
    alcohol Noun A class of organic compounds Yes
    amnesty Noun Forgetfulness; cessation of remembrance of wrong; oblivion Yes
    amnesty Noun An act of the sovereign power granting oblivion, or a general pardon, for a past offense Yes
    emery Noun A type of corundum used for sanding or polishing Yes
    felony Noun A severe crime, usually punishable upon conviction by a large fine and/or by a term of imprisonment longer than one year 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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