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

blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
beeline - direct quick route
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.