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

conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
agenda - items of business at a meeting
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet