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

Word: buccaneer

Definition: pirate


Sentences Containing 'buccaneer'

'And so,' he said, gaily, 'we abandon this buccaneer life tomorrow, do we?'

More Vocab Words

::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
::: impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
::: dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
::: abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
::: incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
::: ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
::: cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
::: abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
::: credo - creed