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

stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
hereafter - life after death
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
unique - without an equal; single in kind