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

ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect