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

halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
accelerate - move faster
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated