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

quietude - tranquillity; calmness
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder