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

motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.