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

venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
beneficent - kindly; doing good
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside