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

apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying