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

susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
evince - show clearly
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)