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

conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
executioner - person administering capital punishment
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost