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

archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics