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

Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
bearing - deportment; connection
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked