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

Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous