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

grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
quietude - tranquillity; calmness
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
guileless - without deceit
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large