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

Word: vitreous

Definition: of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify


Sentences Containing 'vitreous'

It is a vitreous greenish blue, as I remember it, like those patches of the winter sky seen through cloud vistas in the west before sundown.
It is a significant fact that even in man, according to the high authority of Virchow, the beautiful crystalline lens is formed in the embryo by an accumulation of epidermic cells, lying in a sack-like fold of the skin; and the vitreous body is formed from embryonic subcutaneous tissue.

More Vocab Words

::: drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
::: fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
::: tenacity - firmness; persistence
::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
::: nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
::: doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
::: portly - stout; corpulent
::: grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
::: exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.