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

farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
canto - division of a long poem
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
acrophobia - fear of heights
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous