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

waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity