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: denizen

Definition: (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor


Sentences Containing 'denizen'

(GRAMPUS).--Though this fish, whose loud sonorous breathing, or rather blowing, has furnished a proverb to landsmen, is so well known a denizen of the deep, yet is he not popularly classed among whales.
But wouldn't you know it, the local officials have decided to drop depth charges into the lake to see if they can scare the lake's unwelcome denizen up to the surface.
The fashion became famous and notorious when Turner, an associate of Simon Forman and a denizen of the Jacobean demimonde, was executed on 15 November 1615 for her role in the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury.
While still in college in the early 80s, Mr. Bernarducci was a frequent denizen at art openings in the east village as well as at downtown nightclubs, most notably, Mudd Club, Pyramid, Kamikaze, Area and Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager’s, Palladium.

More Vocab Words

::: petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
::: propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
::: queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
::: jocund - merry
::: replica - copy
::: enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
::: sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
::: earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason