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

ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive