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

Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
deserts - what someone deserves
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
composure - mental calmness
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle