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: anthropoid

Definition: manlike; resembling a human being; N.


More Vocab Words

::: polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: incur - bring upon oneself
::: canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
::: insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
::: draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: knoll - little round hill; hillock
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex