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

sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
mishap - unfortunate accident
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud