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

ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out