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

disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent