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

filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.