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

deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
contusion - bruise
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler