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

synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
masticate - chew
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
boor - rude, insensitive person