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

vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
accomplice - partner in crime
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
memorialize - commemorate
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable