Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10523

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    modern Adjective Pertaining to the current time and style Yes
    modern Noun Someone who lives in modern times Yes
    convent Noun A religious community whose members live under strict observation of religious rules and self-imposed vows Yes
    convent Noun The buildings and pertaining surroundings in which such a community lives Yes
    sorrel Noun A kind of plant with acidic leaves, sometimes used as a salad vegetable Yes
    sorrel Noun A brown color, with a tint of red Yes
    sorrel Adjective Of a brown color, with a tint of red Yes
    dismal Adjective Disappointingly inadequate Yes
    dismal Adjective Gloomy and bleak Yes
    dismal Adjective Depressing Yes
    dismal Adjective Blue Yes
    district Noun An administrative division of an area Yes
    district Noun An area or region marked by some distinguishing feature Yes
    mimic Verb To imitate, especially in order to ridicule Yes
    mimic Verb To take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage Yes
    mimic Noun One who practices mimicry, or mime Yes
    missive Noun A written message; a letter, note, or memo Yes
    climax Noun The point of greatest intensity or force in an ascending series; a culmination Yes
    climax Noun The turning point in a plot or dramatic action Yes
    climax Noun A stage of ecological development where a community of organisms, is stable and capable of perpetuating itself Yes
    climax Verb To reach or bring to a climax Yes
    fibrous Adjective Of or pertaining to fiber or fibers Yes
    fibrous Adjective Full of sinews; tough; impossible to chew Yes
    hybrid Noun Offspring resulting from cross-breeding different entities Yes
    hybrid Noun Something of mixed origin or composition Yes
    hybrid Noun A word whose elements are derived from different languages Yes
    hybrid Noun A car that runs on both gas and electricity or energy from the sun Yes
    hybrid Adjective Consisting of diverse components Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • 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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