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: acidulous

Definition: slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic


More Vocab Words

::: flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: tenet - doctrine; dogma
::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
::: volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
::: fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph