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

Word: palliate

Definition: ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)


More Vocab Words

::: comprehend - include; understand
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: tribunal - court of justice
::: deranged - insane
::: headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
::: attest - testify; bear witness