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: temporize

Definition: gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself


More Vocab Words

::: barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
::: premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
::: indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
::: evince - show clearly
::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
::: deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth