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

grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)