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

immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral