Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

More Vocab Words

meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
culprit - one guilty of a crime
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
multiform - having many forms