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: peccadillo

Definition: slight offense or fault; CF. sin


More Vocab Words

::: sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
::: demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
::: intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
::: tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
::: missile - object to be thrown or projected
::: mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
::: subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy