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

::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
::: defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
::: affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
::: dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts