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

potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
guileless - without deceit
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt