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

speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
acrophobia - fear of heights
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually