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

::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
::: vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
::: friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: aloft - upward; high up in the air
::: brawl - noisy quarrel