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

repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
mollify - soothe an angry person
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
viper - poisonous snake
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
vie - contend; compete