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

slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
pendulous - hanging; suspended
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
acetic - vinegary
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties