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

ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control