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

bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
ensue - follow (as a result)
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
compute - reckon; calculate
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement