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

auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
emasculate - weaken; castrate
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke: