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

clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
approbation - approval
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things