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

Word: abstemious

Definition: sparing in eating and drinking; temperate


Sentences Containing 'abstemious'

But for all this, the great negro was wonderfully abstemious, not to say dainty.

More Vocab Words

::: connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
::: supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
::: bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
::: piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
::: elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
::: aversion - firm dislike