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

gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie