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

circuitous - roundabout
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
imbibe - drink in
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D