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

intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding