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: acerbity

Definition: bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)


More Vocab Words

::: swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
::: beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
::: negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
::: coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
::: impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
::: egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose