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

lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile