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

humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
courier - messenger
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body