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

::: abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
::: natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal