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

::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
::: thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
::: aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
::: conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
::: indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
::: ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
::: solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
::: crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
::: mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance