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

peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
cloister - monastery or convent
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity