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

Word: skulk

Definition: move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.

Sentences Containing 'skulk'

At midnight, when there was a moon, I sometimes met with hounds in my path prowling about the woods, which would skulk out of my way, as if afraid, and stand silent amid the bushes till I had passed.

More Vocab Words

::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
::: imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
::: monograph - scholarly article
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
::: posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
::: luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort