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

usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
amnesia - loss of memory