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

::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
::: fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender