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: palpitate

Definition: throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.


More Vocab Words

::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: insurrection - rebellion; uprising
::: gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: divulge - reveal
::: conjugal - pertaining to marriage
::: chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
::: idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: fiend - evil spirit; devil