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

jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
internecine - mutually destructive
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity