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

rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
precise - exact
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard