Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10527

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    subvert Verb To overturn from the foundation; to overthrow; to ruin utterly Yes
    subvert Verb To pervert, as the mind, and turn it from the truth; to corrupt; to confound Yes
    subvert Verb To upturn convention from the foundation by undermining it Yes
    subvert Noun An advertisement created by parodies of advertisements in order to make an ironic statement Yes
    superb Adjective First-rate; of the highest quality; exceptionally good Yes
    absurd Adjective Contrary to reason or propriety; obviously and flatly opposed to apparent truth; inconsistent with the plain dictates of common sense; logically contradictory; nonsensical; ridiculous Yes
    absurd Noun That which is absurd Yes
    recur Verb To happen again Yes
    demur Verb To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair Yes
    demur Verb To scruple or object; to take exception; to oppose; to balk Yes
    demur Verb To balk; to oppose Yes
    demur Noun Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple Yes
    disturb Verb To confuse or irritate a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions, or liquids Yes
    disturb Verb To divert, redirect, or alter by disturbing Yes
    disturb Verb To have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional irritation or confusion Yes
    display Noun A show or spectacle Yes
    display Noun An electronic screen that shows graphics or text Yes
    display Verb To show conspicuously Yes
    entail Noun That which is entailed, such as an estate Yes
    entail Verb To imply or require Yes
    entail Verb To settle or fix absolutely on a person or thing, or on a person and his or her descendants Yes
    obtain Verb To hold; to keep; to possess Yes
    obtain Verb To get hold of by effort; to gain possession of; to procure; to acquire, in any way Yes
    obtain Verb To become held; to gain or have a firm footing; to be recognized or established; to subsist; to become prevalent or general; to prevail Yes
    obtain Verb To prevail; to succeed Yes
    obtain Verb To exist Yes
    contain Verb To hold inside Yes
    contain Verb To include as a part Yes
    contain Verb To limit through restraint Yes
    persuade Verb To successfully convince someone to agree to, accept, or do something, usually through reasoning and verbal influence Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • What is the origin or etymology of the word?
    • What words rhyme with this word?

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