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

::: prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
::: outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
::: precursor - forerunner; predecessor
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.