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

analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
saline - salty
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
domineer - rule over tyrannically
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
scorch - sear; N.
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior