Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10517

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    mackerel Noun An edible fish, often speckled Yes
    mariner Noun A sailor Yes
    paragraph Noun A passage in text that is about a different subject from the preceding text, marked by commencing on a new line Yes
    paraphrase Noun A restatement of a text in different words, often to clarify meaning Yes
    paraphrase Noun A similar restatement as an educational exercise Yes
    paraphrase Verb To restate something as, or to compose a paraphrase Yes
    beverage Noun A liquid to consume, usually excluding water; a drink Yes
    democrat Noun A supporter of democracy Yes
    denizen Noun An inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in Yes
    denizen Noun One who frequents a place Yes
    density Noun A measure of the amount of matter contained by a given volume Yes
    edify Verb To instruct or improve morally or intellectually Yes
    emanate Verb To come from a source; stem out of Yes
    emphasize Verb To stress, give emphasis or extra weight to something Yes
    epicure Noun A person who is devoted to sensual pleasures or sensuous living Yes
    epicure Noun A person with highly refined tastes in food, wine, music, etc. 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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