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

felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
gaffe - social blunder
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.