Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10526

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    inert Adjective Unable to move or act Yes
    inert Adjective Sluggish or lethargic Yes
    inert Adjective Not readily reacting with other elements or compounds Yes
    inert Adjective Having no therapeutic action Yes
    infer Verb To guess or reason from circumstance Yes
    infer Verb To conclude by reasoning or deduction, as from premises or evidence Yes
    infer Verb To draw a conclusion by reasoning Yes
    insert Verb To put in between or into Yes
    insert Noun An image inserted into text Yes
    insert Noun A promotional leaflet inserted into a magazine or newspaper Yes
    invert Verb To turn upside down or inside out Yes
    invert Verb To move the root note of a musical chord up or down an octave, resulting in a change in pitch Yes
    invert Noun An upside-down arch Yes
    invert Noun An elevation of a pipe at a certain point along the pipe Yes
    prefer Verb To be in the habit of choosing something rather than something else; to favor; to select Yes
    reclaim Verb To return land to a suitable condition for use Yes
    reclaim Verb To obtain useful products from waste; to recycle Yes
    reclaim Verb To return someone to a proper course of action; to reform Yes
    reclaim Verb To claim something back; to repossess Yes
    reclaim Verb To tame or domesticate a wild animal Yes
    reclaim Noun An effort to take something back, to reclaim something Yes
    abstain Verb Refrain from; hold one's self aloof; to forbear or keep from doing, especially an indulgence Yes
    abstain Verb To shun voluntarily Yes
    abstain Verb Deliberately refrain from casting one's vote at a meeting where one is present Yes
    abstain Verb Hinder; withhold Yes
    acquaint Verb To furnish or give experimental knowledge of; to make one to know; to make familiar Yes
    acquaint Verb To communicate notice to; to inform; to make cognizant Yes
    affray Noun The act of suddenly disturbing any one; an assault or attack Yes
    affray Noun A tumultuous assault or quarrel Yes
    affray Noun The fighting of two or more persons, in a public place, to the terror of others Yes
    affray Verb To startle from quiet; to alarm Yes
    affray Verb To frighten; to scare; to frighten away Yes
    assuage Verb To lessen the intensity of, to mitigate or relieve Yes
    assuage Verb To pacify or soothe Yes
    blockade Noun The isolation of something, especially a port, in order to prevent commerce and traffic in or out Yes
    blockade Noun The ships or other forces used to effect the blockade Yes
    blockade Verb To create a blockade against 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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