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

spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
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
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership