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

smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
belittle - disparage; depreciate
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues