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

avarice - greediness for wealth
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing