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

obsequy - funeral ceremony
indisputable - too certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone