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

bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
Occident - the West
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular