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

counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.