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

goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
abolish - cancel; put an end to
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
annul - make void
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle