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

::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
::: welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
::: abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
::: introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
::: pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
::: secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
::: outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook