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

distend - expand; swell out
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
defalcate - embezzle
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force