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

gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person