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

spoof - parody
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
blunder - error; stupid mistake
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
mingle - mix together in close association
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty