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

preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
surpass - exceed
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath