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

refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
artifice - deception; trickery
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
empirical - based on experience
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous