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

girth - distance around something; circumference
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.