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

egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
celerity - speed; rapidity
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement