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

ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
incur - bring upon oneself
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism