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

ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
impudence - impertinence; insolence
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
affluence - abundance; wealth