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

::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
::: constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
::: impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
::: falsify - make (something written) false by changing
::: crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
::: repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion