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

verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation