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: coddle

Definition: treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs


More Vocab Words

::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
::: flora - plants of a region or era
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: condiments - seasonings; spices
::: impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
::: gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
::: irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve