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

aegis - shield; protection; defense
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in