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

alleviate - relieve (pain)
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah