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

nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession