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

denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
appall - dismay; shock deeply
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)