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

chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
maudlin - effusively sentimental
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous