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

canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated