Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10515

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    laurel Noun An evergreen shrub having aromatic leaves with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers, also called sweet bay. The fruit is a purple berry Yes
    laurel Noun A crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame - especially in the plural laurels Yes
    drizzle Verb To rain lightly Yes
    drizzle Verb To pour slowly and evenly, especially with oil in cooking Yes
    drizzle Noun Light rain Yes
    drizzle Noun Very small, numerous, and uniformly dispersed water drops, mist, or sprinkle Yes
    tickle Noun The act of tickling Yes
    tickle Noun A feeling resembling the result of tickling Yes
    tickle Verb To touch someone in a manner that causes itching and usually laughing Yes
    tickle Verb To feel like the body part in question is being tickled Yes
    tickle Verb Appeal to someone's taste, curiosity, etc. Yes
    tickle Verb To cause delight or amusement Yes
    twinkle Verb To shine with a flickering light; to glimmer Yes
    twinkle Verb To be bright with delight Yes
    twinkle Verb To bat, blink, or wink the eyes Yes
    twinkle Verb To flit to and fro Yes
    twinkle Noun A sparkle or glimmer of light Yes
    twinkle Noun A sparkle of delight in the eyes Yes
    twinkle Noun A flitting movement Yes
    thimble Noun A pitted, now usually metal, cap for the fingers, used in sewing to push the needle Yes
    thimble Noun A similarly shaped socket in machinery Yes
    thimble Noun A thimbleful Yes
    villain Noun A vile, wicked person Yes
    villain Noun A man extremely depraved, or capable or guilty of great crimes Yes
    villain Noun A deliberate scoundrel Yes
    villain Noun The bad person in a stage or screen play Yes
    soda Noun Sodium carbonate Yes
    soda Noun Sodium in chemical combination Yes
    soda Noun Carbonated water Yes
    soda Noun Any carbonated soft drink Yes
    soda Noun A glass, bottle or can of this drink Yes
    sofa Noun An upholstered seat, typically having sides and a back, long enough to seat two or more people Yes
    sober Adjective Not drunk; not intoxicated Yes
    sober Adjective Not given to excessive drinking of alcohol Yes
    sober Adjective In character; moderate; realistic; serious; not playful; not passionate; cool; self-controlled Yes
    sober Adjective Dull; not bright or colorful Yes
    sober Verb To make or become sober Yes
    sober Verb To overcome or lose a state of intoxication Yes
    topaz Noun A clear, yellowish-brown gemstone Yes
    topaz Noun A yellowish-brown color, like that of the gemstone Yes
    topaz Adjective Of a yellowish-brown color, like that of the gemstone 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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