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

::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
::: compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
::: parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
::: browbeat - bully; intimidate
::: unintimating - unfrightening
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes