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

surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension