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

pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
agenda - items of business at a meeting
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
commodious - spacious and comfortable