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

wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)