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: stupefy

Definition: stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze


Sentences Containing 'stupefy'

There is not one of those women, Egyptian, Turkish, or Greek, whom here you call`good women,'who do not know how, by means of chemistry, to stupefy a doctor, and in psychology to amaze a confessor.''

More Vocab Words

::: battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
::: mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
::: dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town