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

seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country