Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10510

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    agile Adjective Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active Yes
    fashion Noun A current trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons Yes
    fashion Noun A style, or manner, in which to do something Yes
    fashion Noun Popular trends Yes
    fashion Verb To make, build, or construct Yes
    galley Noun A vessel propelled by oars, whether having masts and sails or not Yes
    galley Noun A large vessel for war and national purposes - common in the Middle Ages Yes
    galley Noun A name given to the Greek, Roman, and other ancient vessels propelled by oars Yes
    galley Noun A light, open boat used on the Thames Yes
    galley Noun One of the small boats carried by a man-of-war Yes
    galley Noun The kitchen and cooking apparatus of a vessel or aircraft Yes
    galley Noun An oblong oven or muffle with a battery of retorts Yes
    bittern Noun A bird that lives in marshy areas, feeds on amphibians, reptiles, insects, and fish and flies Yes
    brisket Noun The chest of an animal Yes
    brisket Noun A cut of meat taken from the chest area Yes
    chimney Noun A vertical tube or hollow column used to emit waste gases from combustion Yes
    chimney Noun The glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp Yes
    chisel Noun A tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal which is flattened to a sharp edge at one end Yes
    chisel Verb To use a chisel Yes
    chisel Verb To work something with a chisel Yes
    chisel Verb To cheat, to get something by cheating Yes
    knapsack Noun A case of canvas or leather, for carrying items on the back, a backpack Yes
    knapsack Verb To go hiking while burdened with a knapsack Yes
    ladder Noun A frame usually portable, of wood, metal, or rope, for ascent and descent, consisting of two side pieces to which are fastened cross strips or rounds forming steps Yes
    ladder Noun That which resembles a ladder in form or use Yes
    lattice Noun A flat panel constructed with widely-spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material. It is commonly used as a garden trellis 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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