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

irascible - irritable; easily angered
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
nugatory - worthless; futile
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal