Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10506

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    dictate Noun An order or command Yes
    dictate Verb To order, command, control Yes
    dictate Verb To speak in order for someone to write down the words Yes
    frigate Noun A modern type of warship, smaller than a destroyer Yes
    pillage Verb To loot or plunder by force, especially in time of war Yes
    pillage Verb To carry off that which is taken from another by violence; plunder taken from an enemy Yes
    pillage Noun The spoils of war Yes
    pillage Noun The act of pillaging Yes
    tribute Noun An acknowledgment of gratitude, respect, or admiration; an accompanying gift Yes
    tribute Noun A payment made by one nation to another in submission Yes
    tribute Noun Using threats to obtain something from someone by force, protection money Yes
    fender Noun The panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels Yes
    fender Noun A shield, usually of plastic or metal, on a bicycle that protects the rider from mud or water Yes
    fender Noun A low metal framework in front of a fireplace, intended to catch hot coals, soot, and ash Yes
    heavy Adjective Having great weight Yes
    heavy Adjective Serious, somber topic Yes
    heavy Adjective High, great rate of flow Yes
    heavy Adjective Louder, more distorted Yes
    heavy Noun A villain or bad guy; the one responsible for evil or aggressive acts Yes
    heifer Noun A cow that has not yet had a calf Yes
    jealous Adjective Bitterly or enviously competitive Yes
    jealous Adjective Suspecting rivalry Yes
    jealous Adjective Fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection Yes
    jealous Adjective Protective, guarding Yes
    jelly Noun A sweet gelatinous substance derived from fruit juices and pectin Yes
    jelly Noun Jam that has been sieved to remove pieces of fruit before being allowed to set Yes
    adjunct Noun An appendage; something attached to something else in a subordinate capacity Yes
    adjunct Noun A person associated with another in a subordinate position Yes
    dagger Noun A stabbing weapon, similar to a sword but with a short, double-edged blade Yes
    dagger Noun A text character ?, also called an obelisk, that is used to indicate footnotes or references Yes
    bramble Noun Thorny plants including blackberry and raspberry Yes
    bramble Noun Any thorny shrub Yes
    callous Adjective Emotionally hardened; unfeeling and indifferent to the suffering of others Yes
    callous Adjective Having calluses 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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