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

mural - wall painting
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)