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

phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
primate - group of mammals including humans
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
portly - stout; corpulent
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days