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

phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for