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

exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)