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

spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
concatenate - link as in a chain
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude