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Parts of Speech:. Definition:. Verb. to look through or glance at casually. Browse. Synonym: Antonym:. check over, survey. The store manager didn’t like having kids in the store because they tended to browse without buying anything. Definition:. Parts of Speech:. adjective.

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Browse

Parts of Speech:

Definition:

Verb

to look through or glance at casually

Browse

Synonym:

Antonym:

check over, survey

The store manager didn’t like having kids in the store because they tended to browse without buying anything.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

adjective

not genuine, fake

Counterfeit

Synonym:

Antonym:

false, bogus

Genuine, real

When Chris was caught trying to buy candy with counterfeit money, they didn’t just call the cops; they

brought in the FBI.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

verb

Devour

1. to eat up hungrily or quickly 2. to take in eagerly (as in a book, a movie, etc.)

Synonym:

Antonym:

consume

abstain

Word used in a sentence

1. Kimee devoured her sandwich in 30 seconds.

2. Last summer I devoured all the books I could find by R. L. Stine.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

verb

to shake or destroy the courage of; to discourage

Dishearten

Synonym:

dismay, deject

Antonym:

encourage

Word used in a sentence

The basketball team, usually in good spirits, was disheartened to learn that their opponents were

undefeated.


Browse

Definition:

a symbol or sign

Parts of Speech:

noun

Emblem

Synonym:

Token, mark, insignia

Antonym:

Word used in a sentence

The olive branch is an emblem of peace.


Browse

Parts of Speech:

Definition:

Adjective

extremely enthusiastic

Exuberant

Synonym:

Antonym:

energetic, enthusiastic

Depressed

Sounds Like:

My tubes are bent

When Jorge’s sister came back from college, Jorge gave her an exuberant greeting.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

verb

to prowl or lie hidden, as though about to attack

Lurk

Synonym:

Antonym:

creep, sneak, snoop

Sounds Like:

Perk

Don’t pretend you weren’t listening; I saw you lurking in the shadows.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

adjective

Mellow

soft, gentle, pleasant

Synonym:

Antonym:

easy, relaxed

harsh, hard

Sounds Like:

Jello

Word used in a sentence

Beyoncé painted her entire house in mellow colors.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

verb

to excite to action

Pique

Synonym:

increase

Antonym:

decrease

Sounds Like:

cheek

Word used in a sentence

The short movie trailer really piqued my curiosity about the film.


Browse

Definition:

to pull off or out; to pick

Parts of Speech:

verb

Pluck

Synonym:

Snatch

Antonym:

insert

Sounds Like:

truck

Word used in a sentence

The chicken meat you get from a supermarket comes from chickens that have been plucked by a machine.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

verb

Ponder

To think about; to consider carefully

Synonym:

Antonym:

Contemplate, reflect

Forget, ignore

Rhymes with:

Wander

Kyle likes nothing more than to pour a tall glass of lemonade, sit on his porch, and ponder the meaning of life.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

verb

Presume

To assume; to take for granted, suppose

Synonym:

Antonym:

Believe, figure

disbelieve

Rhymes with:

Costume

I saw his crown and automatically presumed he was the king.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

Verb

Patronize

To treat someone as an inferior person

Synonym:

Antonym:

Talk down to

Show respect

Rhymes with:

Vandalize

Word used in a sentence

Patronizing us with his fake concern, our teacher asked us if we wanted pillows since it looked like we wanted to take a nap.


Browse

Definition:

Parts of Speech:

Noun

Preview

Something seen in advance

Synonym:

Antonym:

Sneak peek

Rhymes with:

Hebrew

Word used in a sentence

Fans were treated to a preview of the game when a handful of players scrimmaged on the field.


Browse

Definition:

To move back or drop to a lower level

Parts of Speech:

Verb

Recede

Synonym:

Antonym:

Withdraw, decline

Advance, decrease

Rhymes with:

agreed

Word used in a sentence

Once Clive turned 50, his hairline started to recede.


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