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

Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

dissertation - formal essay; treatise
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
hermitage - home of a hermit
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.