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

::: coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
::: caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: chicanery - trickery; deception
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)