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

atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
trickster - person who cheats people
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment