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: comeuppance

Definition: deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke


Sentences Containing 'comeuppance'

Gaz got his comeuppance in the media dubbed 'Super September', in which Gaz was attacked and left in a coma.
He noted that "J.R. had developed into a character we felt everyone out there wanted to see get his comeuppance.
Soapnet wrote "the stage was being set for a much-anticipated reunion between first loves Nick Newman and Sharon Collins . Nick's wife, Phyllis, had been scheming to keep them apart for months, and a lot of fans were looking forward to her comeuppance just as much as Nick and Sharon's hookup."
The comic was published through Comeuppance Comics, an independent comic company that shut down after three issues.

More Vocab Words

::: madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
::: submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
::: suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
::: whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
::: bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
::: coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
::: acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
::: outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
::: implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
::: fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal