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

monotheism - belief in one God
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober