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

defalcate - embezzle
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
complementary - serving to complete something