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

hackneyed - commonplace; trite
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
consonance - harmony; agreement
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing