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

penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
subsequent - following in time or order; later
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions