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

laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
scorch - sear; N.
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
peerless - having no equal; incomparable
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played