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

nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence