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: fissure

Definition: crevice; crack


Sentences Containing 'fissure'

And if at such times you should think that you really perceived drops of moisture in the spout, how do you know that they are not merely condensed from its vapour; or how do you know that they are not those identical drops superficially lodged in the spout-hole fissure, which is countersunk into the summit of the whale's head?

More Vocab Words

::: limber - flexible; supple; pliable; V.
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
::: glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
::: supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: bolster - support; reinforce
::: incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable