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

consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
concordat - formal agreement
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent