Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10516

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    balustrade Noun A rail along the edge of a balcony, terrace, bridge or staircase Yes
    alkali Noun Soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash, etc. Yes
    alkali Noun One of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, ammonia Yes
    alkali Noun Soluble mineral matter, other than common salt, contained in soils of natural waters Yes
    alkaline Adjective Of or relating to an alkali Yes
    alkaline Adjective Having a pH greater than 7 Yes
    apogee Noun In an orbit around the Earth, the point that is most distant from the Earth Yes
    apogee Noun The highest point Yes
    asterisk Noun Symbol * , used to highlight a particular word or sentence, often to indicate a footnote Yes
    asterisk Verb To mark with an asterisk symbol * Yes
    azimuth Noun An arc of the horizon intercepted between the meridian of the place and a vertical circle passing through the center of any object: Yes
    azimuth Noun The quadrant of an azimuth circle Yes
    bachelor Noun An unmarried man Yes
    fabricate Verb To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to construct; to build Yes
    fabricate Verb To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce Yes
    fabricate Verb To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely Yes
    galaxy Noun A collection of billions of stars, galactic dust, black holes, etc. Yes
    mastodon Noun Extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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