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

unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
nugatory - worthless; futile
shrewd - clever; astute