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

Word: expropriate

Definition: take possession of (often for public use and without payment)


More Vocab Words

::: omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
::: quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
::: nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
::: mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
::: ventral - abdominal
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
::: abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery