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

protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate